[syslinux] pxelinux hang: problem freeing memory?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Feb 4 16:31:56 PST 2002

Greg Notch wrote:

> we tried several different kernels and initrds, some homebrew, some from the
> pxelinux directory on the redhat 7.1 disc, others from the kickstart
> distributions, etc. All were based on RedHat 7.1 distributions. All had the
> same results.

RedHat 7.1 uses a 2.2 kernel.  Please try a 2.2.20, or a 2.4 kernel.
2.2.x for x < 20 has a problem booting on systems with large EBDAs, which
include many PXE stacks.


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