[syslinux] Problems with eepro100 or BroadCom NetXtreme and syslinux 2.04

Holger Baust holger.baust at freenet-ag.de
Tue Jul 1 01:53:00 PDT 2003


On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 05:27:30PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> >I just checked it.
> >The last Version I could boot is 2.02.
> >With 2.03-pre1 and up to 2.03 pxelinux loads the kernel and after that
> >it hangs. 2.03 could be reset with CTRL-ALT-DEL, 2.03-preX could not.
> >I tested it with an Siemens RX300, Dual Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5704A6 rev
> >2002 (PCIX/133MHz). IBM x335 was not tested. The Fujitsu Siemens RX300
> >has a newer Version of this Chip. This Version is Supported with Linux
> >Kernel Release 2.4.21.
> >
> Have you tried 2.05-pre1?
> 	-hpa
Yes, I tried 2.05-pre1 some time ago and I was not able to boot with
this version. It had the same problem on all our tested systems.
It loads the kernel and cannot start or decrompress it.
As of version 2.05-pre2, I was at least able to boot the FSC RX300.

       Holger Baust

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