[syslinux] Boots from prompt but not from syslinux.cfg

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Jan 30 08:28:41 PST 2002

CheeChun Kok wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a problem with syslinux.cfg.  I can boot successfully by typing
> on the boot: prompt but not from an entry in syslinux.cfg.
> The command line is 
> boot: vmlinuz initrd=dvzip1.img root=/dev/ram ramdisk_size=8192<enter>
> However if I enter the label of the kernel to boot, it fails to run
> /sbin/init and in its absence /sbin/sh.  The kernel boots correctly but
> gets stuck after the following messages, after which I have to do a hard
> reboot.

Dumb question: could you please make sure the last line of your 
syslinux.cfg ends with a newline?


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