[ipxe-devel] ipxe rom problems

Christian Nilsson nikize at gmail.com
Fri Sep 8 22:11:31 UTC 2017

On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 11:30 PM, Carlos Alberto <subtractorbass at gmail.com>

> Hi all, I have a problem with rom ipxe and I can not find a solution,
> before I used the gpxe rom with embedded script, my workstation started
> with normal boot time as if I had a local hard disk in the equipment, but
> when updating to rom ipxe after removal of the rom-o-matic.net page, I
> make the same configuration as I used in rom gpxe, but the initial startup
> of the operating system takes 5 minutes, after 5 minutes, the equipment
> loads the desktop quickly , but my problem is precisely those 5 minutes
> of initialization that before the change gpxe to ipxe did not occur.
> One thing to note, this boot problem occurs only with PCI network cards,
> but PCI-Express network cards work correctly.
Are you booting via iSCSI?
What does your embedded script look like?
What do you see during most of those 5 minutes wait time?

If you are using iSCSI and booting windows, then this could be the "known"
gateway issue, but it could also be lots of other things and it is near to
impossible to guess. so more information is needed.

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