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Dasharo Compatibility: Network boot utilities

Test cases common documentation

Test setup

  1. Proceed with the Generic test setup: firmware.

NBT001.001 Netboot is available

Test description

This test aims to verify that the Network Boot and Utilities menu is available and its content is right.

Test configuration data

  1. FIRMWARE = Dasharo

Test setup

  1. Proceed with the Test cases common documentation section.

Test steps

  1. Power on the DUT.
  2. Hold the BOOT_MENU_KEY to enter the UEFI Boot Menu.
  3. Select the Network Boot and Utilities option using the arrow keys and press Enter.

Expected result

  1. Network Boot and Utilities option should be present in the UEFI Boot Menu.
  2. After selecting the Network Boot and Utilities option the following menu should appear:

       ------------------------ Network Boot and Utilities ----------------------
       ------------------------ Please Select an Option -------------------------
       OS Selection & Utilities
       iPXE Boot
       iPXE Shell
       Advanced
    

NBT002.001 OS Selection & Utilities is available

Test description

This test aims to verify that the OS Selection & Utilities menu is available and its content is right.

Test configuration data

  1. FIRMWARE = Dasharo

Test setup

  1. Proceed with the Test cases common documentation section.

Test steps

  1. Power on the DUT.
  2. Hold the BOOT_MENU_KEY to enter the UEFI Boot Menu.
  3. Select the Network Boot and Utilities option using the arrow keys and press Enter.
  4. Select the OS Selection & Utilities option using the arrow keys and press Enter.

Expected result

  1. OS Selection & Utilities option should be present in the Network Boot and Utilities menu.
  2. After selecting the OS Selection & Utilities option the following menu should appear:

     ____               __                  __    ___
    /\  _`\            /\ \__              /\ \__/\_ \    __
    \ \ \L\ \_ __   ___\ \ ,_\    __    ___\ \ ,_\//\ \  /\_\
     \ \ ,__/\`'__\/ __`\ \ \/  /'__`\ /'___\ \ \/ \ \ \ \/\ \
      \ \ \/\ \ \//\ \L\ \ \ \_/\  __//\ \__/\ \ \_ \_\ \_\ \ \
       \ \_\ \ \_\\ \____/\ \__\ \____\ \____\\ \__\/\____\\ \_\
        \/_/  \/_/ \/___/  \/__/\/____/\/____/ \/__/\/____/ \/_/
    
    These tools are under construction.
    Eventually, official Protectli tools and installers will be available here.
    
    In the meantime, check out netboot.xyz.
    
    Press any key to continue to netboot.xyz
    

NBT003.001 iPXE boot is available

Test description

This test aims to verify that the iPXE Boot menu is available and it content is right.

Test configuration data

  1. FIRMWARE = Dasharo

Test setup

  1. Proceed with the Test cases common documentation section.

Test steps

  1. Power on the DUT.
  2. Hold the BOOT_MENU_KEY to enter the UEFI Boot Menu.
  3. Select the Network Boot and Utilities option using the arrow keys and press Enter.
  4. Select the iPXE Boot option using the arrow keys and press Enter.

Expected result

  1. iPXE Boot option should be present in the Network Boot and Utilities menu.
  2. After selecting the iPXE Boot option the autoboot procedure should be started.

NBT004.001 iPXE shell is available

Test description

This test aims to verify that the iPXE Shell menu is available and it content is right.

Test configuration data

  1. FIRMWARE = Dasharo

Test setup

  1. Proceed with the Test cases common documentation section.

Test steps

  1. Power on the DUT.
  2. Hold the BOOT_MENU_KEY to enter the UEFI Boot Menu.
  3. Select the Network Boot and Utilities option using the arrow keys and press Enter.
  4. Select the iPXE Shell option using the arrow keys and press Enter.

Expected result

  1. iPXE Shell option should be present in the Network Boot and Utilities menu.
  2. After selecting the iPXE Shell option the following menu should appear:

    You are now in iPXE shell. Type "exit" to go back to the main menu.
    iPXE>
    

NBT005.001 iPXE shell works correctly

Test description

This test aims to verify that the iPXE shell works correctly by configuring network interface and booting from selected address.

Test configuration data

  1. FIRMWARE = Dasharo

Test setup

  1. Proceed with the Test cases common documentation section.

Test steps

  1. Power on the DUT.
  2. Hold the BOOT_MENU_KEY to enter the UEFI Boot Menu.
  3. Select the Network Boot and Utilities option using the arrow keys and press Enter.
  4. Select the iPXE Shell option using the arrow keys and press Enter.
  5. Configure communication interface by using the following command:

    dhcp net0
    
  6. Connect to the DTS ipxe menu by using the following command:

    chain http://boot.3mdeb.com/dts.ipxe
    

Expected result

  1. Communication interface configuration procedure should be successful.
  2. DTS boot menu should appear.

NBT006.001 Advanced option is available

Test description

This test aims to verify that the Advanced menu is available and its content is right.

Test configuration data

  1. FIRMWARE = Dasharo

Test setup

  1. Proceed with the Test cases common documentation section.

Test steps

  1. Power on the DUT.
  2. Hold the BOOT_MENU_KEY to enter the UEFI Boot Menu.
  3. Select the Network Boot and Utilities option using the arrow keys and press Enter.
  4. Select the Advanced option using the arrow keys and press Enter.

Expected result

  1. Advanced option should be present in the Network Boot and Utilities menu.
  2. After selecting the Advanced option the following menu should appear:

       ------------------------ Network Boot and Utilities ----------------------
       ------------------------ Please Select an Option -------------------------
       Change Netboot iPXE Payload URL
       Exit
    

NBT007.001 Change netboot URL works correctly

Test description

This test aims to verify that it's possible to change the netboot URL and boot from it.

Test configuration data

  1. FIRMWARE = Dasharo

Test setup

  1. Proceed with the Test cases common documentation section.

Test steps

  1. Power on the DUT.
  2. Hold the BOOT_MENU_KEY to enter the UEFI Boot Menu.
  3. Select the Network Boot and Utilities option using the arrow keys and press Enter.
  4. Select the Advanced option using the arrow keys and press Enter.
  5. Select the Change Netboot iPXE Payload URL option using the arrow keys and press Enter.
  6. Select the Change Netboot iPXE Payload URL option again using the arrow keys and press Enter.
  7. Replace the existing address with another iPXE payload URL address, for example: http://boot.3mdeb.com/dts.ipxe.
  8. Apply changes by selecting option Apply and Exit and pressing Enter.
  9. Select the OS Selection & Utilities option using the arrow keys and press Enter.

Expected result

  1. Proper boot menu should appear.