[syslinux] more on PXELinux confiuration file woes and "blkSize"

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Jul 4 11:35:42 PDT 2003

Kasper Fock wrote:
> Hi 
> I just joined this list so sorry i don't just reply folowing mails.
> I experienced the same problem where the boot just stop after reaching Ready. 
> I am using my own tftp server written in Java which previously has succeeded 
> a pxe boot. While searching for the "Ready" problem I found that the 
> tftpserver returned the wrong blksize. Instead off returning the size off the 
> data it returned the size off the packet (diff =4 octets) after solving this 
> my boot went through.
> don't now if this is the problem but worth considering?

With this bug, your very first packet would be an EOF packet, so the 
transfer wouldn't go any further.

In order words, it's no surprise nothing worked.


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