[ipxe-devel] Problem with accessing iPXE via UNDI

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Jul 12 01:34:36 UTC 2013

On 07/11/2013 06:26 PM, Michael Brown wrote:
> On 12/07/13 03:01, Jarrod Johnson wrote:
>> I don't really see the
>> pressing need to send back TCP reset when a second prior it would not be
>> able to (firmware not bothering) and a couple of seconds later it won't
>> be able to (in kernel prior to nic driver) in our usage (and half the
>> time, the full OS won't send out a TCP reset due to firewall rules, so
>> restoring the iPXE capability isn't something we are overly interested
>> in).
> That's a good point.  I've pushed a change to skip sending RST for
> unrecognised connections:
>   http://git.ipxe.org/ipxe.git/commitdiff/18d0818
> hpa: this may end up coincidentally fixing your problem too, but if it
> does then there's still something unexplained.

Yes, and ideally I'd like to find a workaround for existing ROMs.

I need to reproduce the failure on my own setup and try your debug test.


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