Some Broadcom nics are closed source driver issues (Grr!). You may have one
of these. You'll need to use a module from rpmfusion-nonfree to get the nic
to work on the TC. That will require a boot kernel rebuild and a rebuild of
the initrd. The Ubuntu image works because they are not based in the US and
often ship code that is not freely available fro distribution.
On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 10:52 AM, Barry Cisna
Post by Barry Cisna
Just purchased a new HP T5740 TC to test with,to use with about a one
year old install of (LTSP 6.0 SL client).
The unit kernel panics at boot,so I updated the bios to the latest
available bios from HP, with fingers crossed hoping possibly the later
bios would remedy the boot panic.Of course this didn't change the
After doing some searching it appears the Broadcom nic in these units is
the snag on the boot process.
I have seen several workarounds to get these units to boot,mostly being
building an Ubuntu boot image to drop into the tftp dir on the server.
We have had several of the HP T5730's that would boot up fine out of the
Anyone tried the HP T5740 Atom 1.6 ghz ,Intel i915 video,broadcom
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