[ipxe-devel] bin/14e4165b.rom bug

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Sun Feb 12 12:56:59 UTC 2012

On Monday 06 Feb 2012 10:28:22 R wrote:
> I have compiled the rom for device 14e4165b and I can't get it to burn to
> the NIC rom. The device uses the tg3 driver in Ubuntu linux. Please find
> the attached screenshot of the bin/14e4165b.rom burning error from freedos.
> My original request for help:
> http://forum.ipxe.org/showthread.php?tid=1811(Thanks, Robin Smidsrød)
> After the commit on the 30/Jan/2012, I was able to
> build the rom without error and I've gotten it to work via USB but not the
> onboard rom. I'm close :)
> This is a Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5723 chip in an HP Proliant
> Microserver.

Is this an onboard NIC?  If so, then you may not be able to use the Broadcom 
utility to update the PXE ROM, since the NIC itself doesn't provide an 
expansion ROM BAR.  Instead, you may need to find an appropriate HP utility to 
update the BIOS with the new PXE ROM.


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