Boot ROM Function

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Boot ROM Function

Option name:

Boot ROM Function

Possible values of an option:

[Enabled], [Disabled]

The option description:

This option allows to resolve ([Enabled]) or to forbid ([Disabled]) network loading of the computer by means of the integrated network adapter. Normally loading of an operating system on a network apply to diskless terminals, sometimes this technology is applied to development on a network of an image of an operating system and the installed programs on the new computer or after serious failure, for remote diagnostics of hardware or program problems. If you do not use these possibilities (and with the big level of probability it so), loading function on a network is better for disconnecting is reduces time of start of the computer.

However, if you leave included network loading, anything terrible does not happen. Without receiving the answer to the request, the network interface card transfers control to the hard disk loader (diskettes, the optical drive…).

Boot ROM — load ROM — contains own BIOS the network adapter: to it control at a stage of loading of the computer is transferred. Disconnecting that follows from a title of the given option, Boot ROM the integrated network adapter, you thereby eliminate possibility of network loading.

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OnBoard Giga LAN Boot ROM


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Onboard LAN Option ROM

Onboard LAN1 Boot ROM

Onboard LAN2 Boot ROM

OnBoard Marvell LAN Boot ROM

OnBoard NV LAN Boot ROM

Realtek RTL8110S Boot ROM

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