[syslinux] PXELinux cannot load the config file

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Oct 29 09:47:34 PST 2003

Lunde, Steven M wrote:
> The abbreviated form of ethernet packets follows to provide the big
> picture.  Suspect frames are 29 and 30, detailed packets for these
> frames are provided below this output.  Is there any significance with
> the fact that the first tftp request is directed from the client->server
> (Frame 7) while the one that fails is client->broadcast (Frame 29)?

Yes, it does.  Please give *all* messages printed out by PXELINUX during 
the boot... most likely it will have a server address of, but it 
could also be a PXE stack bug.  If the server address is all zero, it 
would be very helpful to have a complete capture of the DHCP packets.


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