[syslinux] 3com mba 4.30 problem

Otis DeWitt odewitt at superb.net
Sun Feb 24 22:52:14 PST 2002

It just hangs there, always giving three dots "Loading vmlinuz..." and this
is another machine but with the same mba 4.30.


--On Monday, February 25, 2002 02:20:21 PM -0800 "H. Peter Anvin" 
<hpa at zytor.com> wrote:

> 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?
> 	-hpa

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