PXE boot with 2 NICs
feenberg at nber.org
Mon Jan 13 13:35:58 UTC 2020
On Sun, 12 Jan 2020, Bruce Ferrell wrote:
> On 1/12/20 11:15 AM, Daniel Feenberg wrote:
>> Is it possible to PXE boot from 1 NIC, and then switch all (or most)
>> network traffic to the other NIC? I have a Gigabyte motherboard (R182-Z90)
(that won't PXE boot from an add-in card)...
> You have a bad flash image for the NIC you're trying the PXE boot on.
We did reflash one of the NICs. No change.
> Are you just installing from PXE and then running local or is every boot
Every boot is via PXE, not just the installation. See
> I'd try to reflash the NIC
We did. Anyway, would both NICs be defective? So we are looking for a way
to instruct the FreeBSD kernel to use the 10GBE port rather than the port
the system booted from.
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