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Broadcom NIC stays down in iPXE

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http://serverfault.com – I'm repurposing some old servers as budget compute farm diskless nodes and am trying to get iPXE to do iSCSI boot on an HP DL145 G3 which has an embedded Broadcom NetXtreme 5715 dual-ported NIC. After too many headaches with other solutions I decided to give iPXE a try, first by booting it from a DVD. (Evnetually I would want to PXE chain or use USB keys but I wanted to keep it simple first.) I'm using iPXE 1.0.0+ (b757) which I downloaded from ipxe.org just today as an ISO. I get to the iPXE prompt, but when I try to use dhcp net0 or dhcp net1 to get IP addresses, these commands fail: Wa (HowTos)