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Re: [K12OSN] BUILT-IN NIC - solved (sort of)



On Thursday 24 May 2007 11:29:26 am Ray Garza wrote:
> I have some PC's that have a built in NIC w/option to boot from network. I
> try using it but it cannot get the info from the DHCP Server. If I boot
> from floppy it works fine.
>
> The built-in nic is a VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter v2.14 and it us
> using Intel UNDI, PXE-2.0 to boot from.
>
> You think I may have to upgrade the system BIOS? I'm not even sure if there
> is an upgrade. I'll have to look. Is there anything I can do on the server
> side to help it along?
>
> I've looked at the log files but didn't see anything about this pc trying
> to connect.
>
> I've checked the archives and people have had success with this card but no
> details were provided.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ray Garza
> Coordinator of Computer Services
> Speer Memorial Library
>
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I updated the BIOS to the MB and it still doesn't work. Errors with No DHCP 
reply so I gave up and booted from floppy. Problem solved :)

Ray


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