[Beowulf] strange PXE reboot behavior

Erwan Velu erwan at mandrakesoft.com
Wed Sep 15 15:57:56 PDT 2004

Geoff Galitz a écrit :

> Hello folks,
> We have a strange problem.  We have 20 nodes with SE7501CW2
> motherboards, and about 5 of them seem to fail their POST and reboot
> only when the gigabit NIC is plugged into a gigabit switch.  If we
> unplug it, the node functions normally.  If we plug it in after the 
> system
> comes up, it crashes immediately.
You may try to upgrade the bios to the 1.07 Release,

It could helps.

If you already runs the 1.07 try to clear the CMOS and load a fresh 

What do you mean by "it crashes immediately", what is crashing and how 
does it crashes ?

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