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Unable to PXE boot Sun Fire V40z with LSI MegaRaid SCSI 320-4x Adapter Installed (Doc ID 1012317.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 26, 2019

Applies to:

Sun Fire V20z Server - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun Fire V40z Server - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance on 13-Jul-2012***

Symptoms

The Sun Fire[TM] V40z will not PXE boot Windows 2000 with LSI MegaRaid SCSI 320-4x adapter installed.

With card installed, you will see a message similar to the following on the console shortly after pressing <F12> to select network boot:  Unable to aquire DHCP address . With the card removed, you will not see this message and PXE boot will proceed as normal.

Changes

 Adding the LSI MegaRaid SCSI 320-4x causes the PXE network boot to fail.

Cause

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