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Does iPXE support USB Nics
2016-03-10, 08:23 (This post was last modified: 2016-03-10 08:42 by SebastianRoth.)
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RE: Does iPXE support USB Nics
(2016-03-10 01:56)power270 Wrote:  I have approx. 30 Dell tablets with an AX88772 - USB2.0 to 10/100M nic built into the dock. Does iPXE support usb nic booting?

As you can see in this thread USB NIC support is still kind of new. But I have seen successfully booting several different devices with USB NICs and iPXE. It is possible. The big problem is that there is no generel "yes" to your question. It always depends on the combination of PC/tablet *and* USB NIC because the BIOS/UEFI firmware needs recognize and talk to the NIC (chip) to be able to PXE boot from it. As far as I know there is no list to tell which NIC would work with which device. You just need to try it out.

For example here is a HP X2 210 tablet booting iPXE: and a Surface 3 tablet:

You want to read through this as well I am sure:
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Does iPXE support USB Nics - power270 - 2016-03-10, 01:56
RE: Does iPXE support USB Nics - SebastianRoth - 2016-03-10 08:23

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