One of our batch of Lenovo T500 laptops refuses to boot from our Windows Deployment PXE server.
So not easy to get our default company image into it. Hard to explain to Lenovo support what is wrong cause its so very specific. All other network functions are just fine. My colleague ran a trace on the server side, and the Laptop doesn’t even seem to contact it.
If I had to guess I would say its network driver issue and this laptop has a very specific revision of network board .. or something.
It seems I am not the only one running into PXE boot issues with a Lenovo.
Don’t really have that much time to dig deeply into it. I would like to see what the conversation is between our WDS server, the DHCP server and the laptop. Something wierd going on there.