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Solved: Installing SATA optical drive isn't working

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by kjjb0204, Jan 23, 2009.

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  1. kjjb0204

    kjjb0204 Thread Starter

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    I installed an internal SATA dvdrw today and the system won't boot. It gets stuck at this screen that says "Broadcom UNDI PXE-2.1 v9.4.4" Then it shows the client MAC address, then next line says "PXE-E53: No boot filename received" then next line "PXE-M0F: Exiting Broadcom PXE ROM" then it just restarts and gets to this same screen, over and over. If I unplug the SATA optical drive from the mb, it boots just fine. Why would installing an optical drive hose up the boot sequence? My system is a ThinkCentre and the mb has two sata connectors, first one is taken by the hd.
     
  2. Hughv

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    What's the boot sequence in the BIOS?

    Switch the SATA connectors on the board.
     
  3. kjjb0204

    kjjb0204 Thread Starter

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    Looks like it was the boot sequence. Not sure why I didn't even think of that. Thanks
     
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