08-05-2013 06:11 AM
i have had a running ignite server for 2 years, it suddenly getting an error and i cant get it to boot. I have checked tftp and it works, the nbp.efi is configured... but i am still getting the following errors
Retrieving File Size
PXE-E18: Timeout. Server did not respond.
Exit status code: Invalid Parameter
please let me know if anyone has any ideas or what to check next.
hpux 11vi3, on a blade server patched to march 2012
08-05-2013 07:01 AM
Do you use dbprofile on the client?
Otherwise there could be another PXE server on the network?
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08-05-2013 07:41 AM
yes we do use dbprofile when i am at the isl command prompt...here is the output for instl -d, i have also done a tftp from one server to another server.
# instl_adm defaults:
# NOTE: Manual additions between the lines containing "instl_adm defaults"
# and "end instl_adm defaults" will not be preserved.
# end instl_adm defaults.
08-15-2013 10:05 AM
From an alternate HP-UX client, try the bootpquery to the intended Ignite-UX server. If you get a positive response, it will rule out bootp related challenges at the Ignite-UX server.
Next, check in your Ignite-UX server's /etc/bootptab file, if you have the MAC address of the client that is receiving the PXE-boot errors.