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Hi we are trying to PXE boot but it says ---->

PXE-E61 : Media test failure , check cable PXE-M0F : Exiting Broadcom PXE ROM .

What should we check for ?

Thanks Nishant

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The cable was not connected to the correct NIC it was given to NIC 2 instaed of NIC 1 . Thanks for the pointers . –  Nishant Dec 24 '09 at 13:32
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So you mean it works now? In this case, can you close the question? –  ℝaphink Dec 25 '09 at 21:53

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"Media test failure", as emphasized by "check cable" means that there is no link detected on the local NIC.

Do you have the link led on for this machine ? If so, you might assume a buggy PXE/bios rom. If not, make a physical fix.

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Is the cable okay?

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I guess you're trying to netboot a netbook via Wi-Fi — forget it!

Generally, this means PXE BootLoader can use no network connection. Check your cable.

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