ggRock Client Machine boot stuck on "Start PXE over IPv4"


The following message appears on bootup:

Checking Media Presence

Media Present

Start PXE over IPv4

Solution 1

Ensure DHCP options 66/67 are not in use

  1. Confirm that DHCP Options 66/67 are not configured on the DHCP server.

  2. If enabled, disable DHCP Options 66/67.

  3. Attempt booting again.

Solution 2

Ensure either no other IP helpers, or that only ggRock server address is configured as an IP helper.

  1. Remove all other (or all, period) IP helper addresses from the VLAN/network segment.

  2. Attempt booting again.

Solution 3

Disable spanning tree for the switch the ggRock server/clients are connected to.

  1. Disable spanning tree.

  2. Attempt booting again.

Additional Information

Please see the Troubleshooting - Boot section of the ggRock Manual for additional troubleshooting guides.