[syslinux] PXELinux cannot load the config file

Lunde, Steven M steven.m.lunde at boeing.com
Wed Oct 29 11:32:38 PST 2003

You were correct.  The server address was  I added the BootSrvA option to my Solaris DHCP server and this fixed the problem.

Thank you.


-----Original Message-----
From: H. Peter Anvin [mailto:hpa at zytor.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 9:48 AM
To: Lunde, Steven M
Cc: syslinux at zytor.com
Subject: Re: [syslinux] PXELinux cannot load the config file

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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