[Linux-PowerEdge] Dell onboard Intel X520 not listed in PXE boot list on R730

George Machitidze giomac at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 00:27:52 CST 2016


Hi

You must flash the card with PXE boot image from intel with intel tool,
check on intel website.

George Machitidze
ICT Consultant


On Dec 20, 2016 10:26 AM, "Max Vernimmen" <m.vernimmen at comparegroup.eu>
wrote:

> Hi Mike,
>
>
>
> It's been a few years since I set up the same card and I had the same
> problem you're having. If my memory serves my correctly there is a
> 'special' intel program that you can use to enable pxe for the card. It's
> from intel, not from dell. Unfortunately I don't remember where I found it
> or how to use it.
>
> I hope that helps.
>
>
>
> Best regards,
>
>
>
>
>
> Max
>
>
>
> *From: *<linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com> on behalf of "Hanby, Mike" <
> mhanby at uab.edu>
> *Date: *Tuesday, 20 December 2016 at 04:01
> *To: *"linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com" <linux-poweredge at lists.us.
> dell.com>
> *Subject: *[Linux-PowerEdge] Dell onboard Intel X520 not listed in PXE
> boot list on R730
>
>
>
> Howdy, I have one of these (Intel X520) 10GBit onboard and can't for the
> life of me find a way to get it enabled as a PXE boot device (the lspci
> output for the NIC is at the end of the email) The X520 provides 2 x 1GbitE
> ports and 2 x 10GbitE ports on the motherboard.
>
>
>
> According to the iDRAC view of the network interface, it supports PXE
> "Supported Boot Protocol ---- iSCSI, FCoE, PXE"
>
>
>
> All firmware and BIOS are up to date. I have other R630's with this same
> NIC that I'm able to enable PXE boot.
>
>
>
> In the System Setup boot menu under Device Settings the two 10Gbit ports
> aren't listed (which would allow me to enable them in boot order), however
> the 1Gbit ports for the x520 are.
>
>
>
> 01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82599ES 10-Gigabit SFI/SFP+
> Network Connection (rev 01)
>
>         Subsystem: Dell Ethernet 10G 4P X520/I350 rNDC
>
>         Flags: fast devsel, IRQ 44
>
>         Memory at 91d00000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1M]
>
>         I/O ports at 2020 [size=32]
>
>         Memory at 91e04000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
>
>         Expansion ROM at 92300000 [disabled] [size=512K]
>
>         Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 3
>
>         Capabilities: [50] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable+ 64bit+
>
>         Capabilities: [70] MSI-X: Enable- Count=64 Masked-
>
>         Capabilities: [a0] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
>
>         Capabilities: [e0] Vital Product Data
>
>         Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting
>
>         Capabilities: [140] Device Serial Number 36-a0-ff-ff-ff-9f-00-00
>
>         Capabilities: [150] Alternative Routing-ID Interpretation (ARI)
>
>         Capabilities: [160] Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV)
>
>
>
> Any thoughts if there may be something in the BIOS that I'm missing that
> is preventing the 2 x 10Gbit ports from being configurable in Device
> Settings?
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> Mike
>
>
>
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