PXE boot fails with segfault on enmic 8tax2+ motherboards

  • 3926272
  • 17-Jul-2006
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment


Novell ZENworks Desktop Management 6.5 - ZDM6.5 Imaging
Novell ZENworks Desktop Management 7 - ZDM7 Imaging

Situation

Workstations with Enmic 8tax2+ motherboards crash during a PXE boot:

The following can be seen from the console screen:
setting up localhost...done
eth0 activated
setfont lat1-16.psfu (map none)
setting up localhost...done
going for automated install
loading image "boot/root" ....
caught signal
15!...................................segfault at 0x080616c3

Resolution

Fixed with the new Linux Loader (loadlin.dnx).

For ZDM7: Fixed in ZENworks 7 with SP1 Desktop Management, available at Novell Downloads

For ZDM6.5SP2: Fixed in Novell ZENworks 6.5 Desktop Management Support Pack 2 Interim Release 1 - see KB 3665027 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 6.5 Desktop Management" at Novell Support

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