[syslinux] Pxelinux 2.09 limitations

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Thu Jun 17 01:41:23 PDT 2004

Erwan Velu wrote:
> Hi all, I've just found a small bug this morning. My pxelinux.cfg
> contains 65 entries. The last one is never usable by pxelinux.0. It
> sounds like the number of entries is managed on 6 bits :)
> Is there a reason for that ? Is it possible to have a bugfix for that ?

There is a reason: all the label sections need to fit into a single 64K 
segment.  That being said, they probably could be packed more 
efficiently than they currently are, which takes 1K for each label section.


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