I'm using iPXE with our Dell hardware to take care of UEFI booting and it works pretty much out of the box. We're using PE R730xd, I'd echo that it might be something like a firmware issue.
cheers, Klaus On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 5:38 PM, Chris Adams <li...@cmadams.net> wrote: > Once upon a time, Kilian Cavalotti <kilian.cavalotti.w...@gmail.com> said: > > Hi! > > > > I'm trying to deploy PE servers (Rx30s and C6320s) via PXE in UEFI > > boot mode, without success. > > > > The servers PXE-boot just fine when configured in BIOS boot mode, but > > switching to UEFI apparently makes the initial DHCP request timeout, > > and generate a PXE-E18 Server Response Timeout error. > > I haven't tried UEFI PXE booting a Dell server, but I have done it with > some random (non-Dell) other devices at home: notebooks, a desktop, and > an Intel NUC. Everything worked fine except the NUC, and IIRC it was > similar behavior to what you describe (but it has been a little bit so I > can't remember now). > > It's possible that the same core Intel code is in the NUC and the Dells > and has the same problem. > > It's funny that the 2017 Intel NUC, with the latest firmware, wouldn't > work, seeing as they wrote the standard (waiting to bug a friend about > it next time I see him, since I think he wrote a chapter :) ). > > -- > Chris Adams <li...@cmadams.net> > > _______________________________________________ > Linux-PowerEdge mailing list > Linux-PowerEdge@dell.com > https://lists.us.dell.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-poweredge >
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