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NBP is too big to fit in memory

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Hi,

I am getting error while booting system from DHCP to use network ghost boot. It says" NBP is too big to fit in memory".

Does anyone has a clue towards the resolution.

Thanks
Mahesh
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by:vivigatt
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This is a PXE error.
Are you actually trying to PXE-boot a client?

You may want to make sure that you updated the BIOS and/or PXE clode and that there are not too many option roms loaded (SCSI controller, iSCSI HBA, several NICs with PXE enabled...)
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by:Netman66
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Your boot image is larger than the available RAM in your PC.  Either increase your RAM or create a smaller boot image.

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by:vivigatt
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Have you specified a ghost image as your boot program?
If so this is not the right way to go. Ghost or wim
 Images are not pxe bootable. You need a specific boot program that "mounts " the remote disks and boot off it.
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Possibly there was something to do with the 3 com settings. I made changes to 3 COM and DHCP and since then things are working fine.

Thanks for all your help.

Mahesh
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