[syslinux] PXELinux sporadic hangs searching for config file
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Mon Mar 13 17:58:47 PST 2006
Joe Mroczek wrote:
> FYI... Root cause has been found. UDPRead function in PXE was not
> exiting. This was caused by the serial console handler improperly
> disabling an interrupt the PXE agent was using for a timer function.
> The net result was that PXELinux hung waiting for a response that
> would never come.
I take it this is a serial console handler built into the BIOS, as
opposed to the serial console support in pxelinux (since that never gets
run due to no config file?)
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