[ipxe-devel] iPXE DHCP timed out with tg3 and Cisco sw. wo "spanning-tree portfast"

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Wed Oct 10 10:38:48 UTC 2012

On Wednesday 10 Oct 2012 11:31:35 Václav Ovsík wrote:
> I just tested a rather new iPXE (cloned git repo) on Dell Latitude D830
> connected to a port on Cisco switch configured without option
> "spanning-tree portfast". That is it takes about 30 seconds to transmit
> packets over it after bringing link up.

Use an embedded script such as:

  ifopen net0
  sleep 30
  autoboot net0


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