[syslinux] Isolinux doesn't boot
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Sat Aug 3 18:41:20 PDT 2002
simon.rutishauser at gmx.ch wrote:
> i've been trying around for a month or so to get isolinux on my toshiba
> satellite 4010cdt running. It doesn't really work.
> The debug version says the following:
> ISOLINUX 1.75 2002-06-14 ...
> isolinux: Startinug up, DL = 82
> isolinux: Loaded spec packed OK, drive = 82
> and that's it. No boot there.
> If I chain-load (or however that's called) my Isolinux - CDs with "Smart
> Boot" then it works. But I think that using a floppy to load a bootcd which is
> (in my case) there to replace my boot floppy collection isn't really nice.
> Is there a workaround? (I tried also the i-loader from bootscriptor and
> loading the isolinux.bin with bart's diskemu, none of them worked)
Sounds like a BIOS bug, which "smart boot" probably avoids by installing
its own simulation. See if you can get a BIOS update from Toshiba.
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