[ipxe-devel] link down

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Wed Feb 7 01:56:58 UTC 2018

On 06/02/18 08:14, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
>>> Noticed your fix and tried it on my Lenovo laptop(I219v-4) but same
>>> result. Only works from power on, not when rebooting.
>>> Using x86_64, GRUB and ipxe.lkrn
>> Does it work if you bypass GRUB (e.g. by rebooting straight into
>> ipxe.usb on a USB key)?
> Just did that and USB works when rebooting :)

Great!  That almost certainly means that GRUB is the culprit.

The i219 bug relates to a broken reset mechanism.  If GRUB loads a 
driver for the i219 NIC then there is a good chance it will be leaving 
it in a broken state, which will prevent iPXE from being able to use it.


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