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Pinned topic HS22 BoMC PXE problem

‏2013-01-30T20:21:49Z |
Hi,

I have two H chassis', one production filled with HS22's, the other for testing, contains hs21, hs21xm, hs22.

I'm planning on updating firmware on the production chassis using BoMC and PXE.

I've used current suse 11 x64 bomc on my laptop with opensuse 12.2 to create pxe files for auto flashing, everything fine there.
I've used dnsmasq to setup dhcp and tftp on my laptop, copied bomc files there. Tested with hs21, hs21xm, everything runs smooth, blades boot from my pxe box and autostarts flashing newer firmwares

Now, I have problems with hs22 blades. If I setup network boot for uefi and legacy, uefi pxe seems to load pxelinux.0 and then instead of running bomc media from tftp, it skips to next boot device (second nic, dvd, hdd, etc.)
My pxe laptop says:
Jan 30 16:44:39 pxebox dnsmasq-dhcp27644: DHCPDISCOVER(eth0) ma:ca:dd:re:ss:00
Jan 30 16:44:39 pxebox dnsmasq-dhcp27644: DHCPOFFER(eth0) 192.168.10.99 ma:ca:dd:re:ss:00
Jan 30 16:44:43 pxebox dnsmasq-dhcp27644: DHCPREQUEST(eth0) 192.168.10.99 ma:ca:dd:re:ss:00
Jan 30 16:44:43 pxebox dnsmasq-dhcp27644: DHCPACK(eth0) 192.168.10.99 ma:ca:dd:re:ss:00
Jan 30 16:44:43 pxebox dnsmasq-tftp27644: error 8 User aborted the transfer received from 192.168.10.99
Jan 30 16:44:43 pxebox dnsmasq-tftp27644: failed sending /srv/tftpboot/pxelinux.0 to 192.168.10.99
Jan 30 16:44:43 pxebox dnsmasq-tftp27644: sent /srv/tftpboot/pxelinux.0 to 192.168.10.99
Jan 30 17:02:40 pxebox dnsmasq27644: exiting on receipt of SIGTERM

Legacy pxe always says pxe e61 media test failure (like no cable attached !?).

I've tried with setting legacy pxe, legacy boot only, disabling UEFI BOOT ROM of NIC's but none of it helps.

AMM's and cisco switches are at the latest available level.

Can you help me out figuring what am I doing wrong and how can I use pxe to flash HS22's.