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Re: UEFI-PXE boot to grub2 with BIOS configured VLAN tagging?

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: UEFI-PXE boot to grub2 with BIOS configured VLAN tagging?
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:47:21 +0300
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13.01.2017 21:35, Christian Rohmann пишет:
> Hey Andrei,
> sorry for the late reply.
> On 11.01.2017 17:34, Andrei Borzenkov wrote:
>> You misunderstand. What is missing is the way to transport information
>> about VLAN from firmware (UEFI) to GRUB. How it is represented*inside*
>> GRUB is technical detail.
>>> As this scenario is not uncommon, think hypervisor host with just one
>>> interface which is a VLAN trunk, how should I go about filing issues for
>>> this?
>> Sure you can, but please understand that someone who has access to
>> hardware in question needs to actually write a patch. You can help by at
>> least providing information about UEFI device tree here - start with
>> netbooting EFI Shell and providing output of "devtree" and "dh".
> I configured a VLAN to be used for PXE but it doesn't appear anywhere in
> the devtree or dh output on the UEFI cli.
> There are variables like "VLAN" there, but all show "0".
> Did I miss anything here or could it be that the VLAN used for the
> initial PXE is not populated / exposed to the NBE?

Hard to tell. Unfortunately, my naïve attempt to configure VLAN boot in
QEMU was not successful, so I would appreciate any pointer to step by
step guide.

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