[ipxe-devel] Native drivers AND fallback UNDI in a PXE image possbile?

Tim Fletcher tim at night-shade.org.uk
Wed Nov 16 23:05:47 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-11-16 at 21:30 +0100, Sven Dreyer wrote:
> Am 16.11.2011 18:21, schrieb Sven Dreyer:
> > I then embedded a script which does "dhcp" for a second time if the
> > first try failed. Because the first dhcp-try takes more than 15 seconds
> > to fail, the second try works immediately. This way, I can work around
> > the problem.
> I started tshark with a filter on the ethernet address of the machine. I 
> can see DHCP request and reply (from the machine's PXE implementation).
> Then, iPXE starts. I type "dhcp", but I don't see a single packet going 
> over the wire.
> If I repeat the dhcp command about 17 seconds later, I see DHCP packets 
> and everything works.
> Just wanted to let you know this, I am perfectly happy with my workaround.

Is this related to port fast?

Tim Fletcher <tim at night-shade.org.uk>

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