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  Thread: iMAC with Broadcom 14e4-1686 BCM57766 : link status down
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(2017-06-13 15:24)NiKiZe Wrote:   (2017-06-13 14:44)mastacontrola Wrote:  I don't know if it's a problem we in the iPXE community can fix or if we actually do need to talk with Apple to try...
speleo14 General 34 94,279 2017-06-23, 12:04
  Thread: iMAC with Broadcom 14e4-1686 BCM57766 : link status down
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(2017-03-15 15:48)mastacontrola Wrote:   (2017-03-15 15:29)speleo14 Wrote:   (2017-03-15 14:43)mastacontrola Wrote:  I don't have an account, though creating one shouldn't be too probl...
speleo14 General 34 94,279 2017-03-15, 15:53
  Thread: iMAC with Broadcom 14e4-1686 BCM57766 : link status down
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(2017-03-15 14:43)mastacontrola Wrote:  I don't have an account, though creating one shouldn't be too problematic. Yes it is, because it's not for free (Apple.... :dodgy: ). (2017-03-15 14:43...
speleo14 General 34 94,279 2017-03-15, 15:29
  Thread: iMAC with Broadcom 14e4-1686 BCM57766 : link status down
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(2017-03-13 13:19)mastacontrola Wrote:  This, to me, (This is the "Tom" referred to above about the developer of FOG.) sounds exactly like a firmware issue. Maybe we need to go to Apple and som...
speleo14 General 34 94,279 2017-03-15, 10:06
  Thread: iMAC with Broadcom 14e4-1686 BCM57766 : link status down
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(2017-03-09 18:01)NiKiZe Wrote:  In that case I only think that boot ROM might be relevant. I agree. I have now tested 2 iMacs, both were bought at the same time (spring 2016). One was upgraded...
speleo14 General 34 94,279 2017-03-10, 09:12
  Thread: iMAC with Broadcom 14e4-1686 BCM57766 : link status down
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Sorry to mix in... as I mentioned, I have the same problem, and maybe this information can help: We have several iMacs of that model; some we bought more than a year ago, and I installed Windows on s...
speleo14 General 34 94,279 2017-03-09, 17:22
  Thread: iPXE and USB-C
Post: RE: iPXE and USB-C

(2017-02-27 19:23)NiKiZe Wrote:  0bda:8153 RTL8153 is Gigabit, let's try and work with something that we know works, even if buggy. but it should work with make bin-x86_64-efi/ecm.efi after unp...
speleo14 General 15 34,842 2017-03-01, 09:06
  Thread: iPXE and USB-C
Post: RE: iPXE and USB-C

(2017-02-24 21:12)NiKiZe Wrote:  There might be some known issues with those Realtek chipsets. Try booting into ipxe, then unplug and replug the device and run ifstat again to see what it detect...
speleo14 General 15 34,842 2017-02-27, 12:26
  Thread: iMAC with Broadcom 14e4-1686 BCM57766 : link status down
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Having the same problem, did anybody find a solution? Thanks!
speleo14 General 34 94,279 2017-02-24, 12:56
  Thread: iPXE and USB-C
Post: RE: iPXE and USB-C

(2017-02-23 23:06)NiKiZe Wrote:  The NII driver which it tries to use is the driver that the MAC/PC firmware provides, something seems to be wrong in the driver interface that comes from firmwar...
speleo14 General 15 34,842 2017-02-24, 10:10
  Thread: iPXE and USB-C
Post: RE: iPXE and USB-C

I finally managed to get into the ipxe shell (by using esc-b instead of ctrl-b, thanks to another discussion here), and I ran dhcp and ifstat on my various adapters with the following results: Dell U...
speleo14 General 15 34,842 2017-02-23, 12:05
  Thread: iPXE and USB-C
Post: RE: iPXE and USB-C

Sorry for the long post... (2017-01-13 18:13)NiKiZe Wrote:  The usb drivers is not included by default in the ipxe build, so with something like: Code: make bin-x86_64-efi/ipxe--ecm--ncm.efi D...
speleo14 General 15 34,842 2017-01-16, 12:05
  Thread: iPXE and USB-C
Post: RE: iPXE and USB-C

(2017-01-13 18:13)NiKiZe Wrote:  thanks 8086:a12f is a standard intel xHCI bridge as expected. it would also be interesting to see output of ifstat from the working machine using the same usb n...
speleo14 General 15 34,842 2017-01-14, 23:07
  Thread: iPXE and USB-C
Post: RE: iPXE and USB-C

Thanks for trying to help! (2017-01-12 19:02)NiKiZe Wrote:  Could you boot into something that has lspci and run lspci -nn Which would give us a list of all the pci devices in the machine, whic...
speleo14 General 15 34,842 2017-01-13, 08:31
  Thread: iPXE and USB-C
Post: iPXE and USB-C

Hi list I am using iPXE to PXE-boot Macs to a WDS server in order to install Windows on them. For older Macs (with BIOS-emulation), I use the prebuilt ipxe.iso-Image, for the newer ones (the ones wit...
speleo14 General 15 34,842 2017-01-12, 12:58