[syslinux] Here we go - SYSLINUX 2.00 released

Jim Wright jwright at penguincomputing.com
Sat Oct 26 16:56:32 PDT 2002

Thanks, I'll try the test version Monday.  The other system was not
broken, I mentioned it to show that of the two systems I tried it on
one worked and the other didn't.  I was rushing to catch last train,
otherwise I would have tried more systems.

On Sat, 26 Oct 2002, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Jim Wright wrote:
> > 2.00-pre14 worked with the "local" rule defined as
> > 
> > LABEL local
> >     LOCALBOOT 0
> > 
> > 2.00 hangs for at least one of my systems.  The system that fails is a
> > Supermicro 370DER with dual onboard Intel Ethernet Pro 100.  It displays
> > the message "Booting from local disk..." and then hangs.  No "PXE-M0F:
> > exiting" message.  The keyboard LEDs are responsive, and I can reboot
> > with ctrl-alt-del.
> > 
> Hmmm... I looked through the code I thought might be a problem and 
> didn't find anything.  It's pretty clear where this error is happening, 
> but I can't understand *how* it's happening.  I will send you a test 
> version under separate cover... it may or may not do any good :-/
> > Another system which works fine with both 2.00-pre14 and with 2.00 has
> > an old single PIII Supermicro board with a 440BX chipset and an old
> > Intel Ethernet Pro 100 pci network card.
> Was this broken at some other time?
> 	-hpa

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