Maxim has 10+ years experience developing commercial Linux operation
system in MontaVista and Oracle. Recently maintainer of first 3 versions of Unbreakable Enterprise Linux Kernels. Expert in porting, compatibility, smp, boot code, kexec/kdump, locking, mm, networking and general Linux Kernel development for diverse architectures.
Maxim holds ph.D. in Engineering of Moscow State University of Instrument Engineering and Computer Science. Scientific interests are fast path algorithms, game theory, high speed networking and embedded device development.
UEFI HTTP and HTTPs Boot in U-BootMonday, October 16, 2023
UEFI HTTP boot simplifies the network boot process by allowing the firmware to retrieve operating system images and EFI executables directly from an HTTP server. This eliminates the need for unsecure protocols like TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) and enables mass deployment using public networks. Let’s go through the current U-Boot status and roadmap.