[ipxe-devel] pxe - ipxe compatibility issue

Daniel Braniss danny at cs.huji.ac.il
Fri Oct 31 09:14:40 UTC 2014

> On Aug 29, 2014, at 10:13 AM, Danny Braniss <danny at cs.huji.ac.il> wrote:
> On Jun 21, 2014, at 2:37 PM, Daniel Braniss <danny at cs.huji.ac.il <mailto:danny at cs.huji.ac.il>> wrote:
>> On Jun 21, 2014, at 1:38 PM, Michael Brown <mcb30 at ipxe.org> wrote:
>>> On 21/06/14 09:18, Daniel Braniss wrote:
>>>> the error I get is:
>>>> 	ipxe.org/063760
>>> That error indicates that the packet could not be sent immediately because the destination has not yet been resolved via ARP.  As long as you keep polling (via PXENV_UDP_READ), the packet will get transmitted as soon as the ARP reply arrives.
>> it tries for over 2 minutes with no response since the write fails.
>> no arp request is going out!, I’m sniffing the net. just a reminder, the link is good, undionly gets loaded via tftp,
>> the ipxe script as well, dhcp request/acks too.
> this is the scenario:
> 	client loads undionly,exe via PXE
> 	client now runs iPXE
> 	clients receives - via dhcp - file to load, pxeboot (freebsd)
> 	pxeboot runs, using iPXE to load kernel
> 		if the server is NOT on the same network, all is ok.
> 			the dhcpd is also on a different network.
> 		but if both client and server are on the SAME network,
> 		the ARP request is needed but is never sent! and now we are stuck.
> so, is there anything else I can do to resolve this issue?

this problem is now on 2 more iPXE:
	- PCEngines 64bit SBC
	- Mellanox 10G ethernet card.


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