[syslinux] chainload cdrom
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jun 7 11:21:17 PDT 2004
aaron.mcsorley at amd.com wrote:
> There are two methods I'm playing with, booting sbm with memdisk and
> booting comboot sbm as a kernel.
> I can boot sbm from pxelinux and then select cdrom boot with both ways but,
> with the comboot sbm the cdrom that is booting locks up. The memdisk method
> does work. I also have a dvdrom that sbm wont boot but, thats another topic.
> I would prefer to use the comboot kernel method.
> This would be really great if there were a comboot example that uses just the
> cdrom boot part of sbm without the sbm menu.
> I also wonder if this eltorito stack could be used to boot a
> cdrom image from pxelinux, that would be another really nice thing.
> label cdrommem
> kernel memdisk
> append initrd=sbm.bin
> label cdromkern
> kernel sbm.cbt
It should be.
One thing memdisk does for you that comboot doesn't is it hooks the
memory information calls and "reserves" the memory. This might be a
cause of difference.
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