[syslinux] Odd problem with pxelinux

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Oct 15 10:06:12 PDT 2003

Josef Siemes wrote:
> The problem is: The server has its arp table overflown. Since pxelinux on the
> pxe rom is somewhat limited I think it doesn't answer to arp requests
> while downloading a file. ( hpa, can you confirm this?)

No, that's not true... unless your PXE stack is broken, which certainly 
is quite possible (most of them are in one way or another.)

What *is* true is that PXELINUX will currently not answer ARP requests 
while sitting at the command prompt.


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