[syslinux] Pxelinux 2.09 limitations
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Thu Jun 17 08:00:29 PDT 2004
Erwan Velu wrote:
>>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.
> Does we really need 1K per entry ? The longest I have is 285 char long.
Well, the maximum allowed command line is 256 characters so you might
have problems as you have it.
> It could be intresting to resize each entry to 512 bits instead of 1024
> so we'll be able to have 128 pxe entries.
> Is it possible ?
It's possible but not trivial to do right. As a hack you could apply
the following diff, but it's not going into mainline as a bogus config
file could crash pxelinux.
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