[syslinux] 3com mba 4.30 problem

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Feb 25 14:20:21 PST 2002

Otis DeWitt wrote:

> Hello All,
> I seem to be having a problem with PXE under the 3com MBA
> once the pxe loads the standard redhat 7.2 lilo prompt and
> I type my label which is a4-72 and hit enter, I get:
> Loading vmlinuz...
> and it stops most of the time. Sometimes it loads and once it gets to
> the part of installing linux the screen turns red and I
> get "interrupt handler not syncing"

Urk.  Sounds like the PXE stack leaves the card in a funny state that the
Linux driver can't deal with.  There also seems to be some issues with the
PXE stack or card itself.  When it "stops", does it eventually reset, or
does it just hang indefinitely?


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