PXE services on Linux cause laptops to hang before Windows login appears

  • 3422798
  • 01-Mar-2007
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management on Linux - ZDML7 Imaging
Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management on Linux - ZDML7 PreBoot Services (PXE)

Situation

Windows workstation hangs before login window appears.
PXE is causing workstation to hang once Windows has started loading on the workstation.

Resolution

Fixed in ZENworks 7 Desktop Management Service Pack 1 Interim Release 3a, see KB 3484245 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management" which can be found at Novell Support

Workaround:
Remove Network Boot from the boot order in the BIOS.

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