[syslinux] PXE boot times out after "Loading."

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sat Mar 29 22:54:31 PST 2003

Susan Kleinmann wrote:
> The machine successfully found the tftp/dhcp server, obtained an IP
> address for itself, and gave me a "boot:" prompt.  I entered the label 
> corresponding to the boot image I wanted to install, and this seemd to 
> initiate the loading of the kernel.
> Soon thereafter however, the boot loader got stuck, with the following 
> message:
> Loading.
> 8000
> AX:0208
> BX:0200
> CX:0002
> DX:0000.
> 8000
> AX:0208
> ... (repeats)

This is pretty much the PXE stack equivalent of a core dump, or so it 
seems :(

Yet another broken PXE stack?  :(


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