[syslinux] Re: Problem with memdisk and Free FDISK

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jul 7 11:47:08 PDT 2003

Brian E. Reifsnyder wrote:
>>  2) This appears to be some sort of bug with INT13 extensions.  Is it
>>     most likely a bug in fdisk, memdisk, or my BIOS?  Just curious.
> My first thought would be that it is in memdisk.  But, I am not familiar
> with PXELINUX.  My guess, from your description, is that you are attempting
> to run Free FDISK from within an emulated DOS machine (DOS Emu?  Bochs?).

To me, it sounds like whatever Free FDISK is doing to try to detect the 
existence of the INT 13h extensions is incompatible with MEMDISK.  I 
have no idea what it does, so I can't say if this is a MEMDISK or Free 
FDISK problem.  DOS 7.10 (Win98) doesn't seem to have this problem.


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