[syslinux] pxe linux

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Wed Apr 21 06:44:29 PDT 2004

> Besides, what does pxelinux say? On my system, I see the following
> messages:

I'm using Syslinux-2.08.

This is what pxelinux says.
Since  i had a paniced system, i had to type it in by hand.

Managed PC Boot Agent (MBA)  v1.04  (BIOS integrated)
(C) Copyright 2001 Lanworks Technologies Co. a subsisiary of 3Com Corporation.
All rights reserved.

Pre-boot eXecution Environment (PXE)  v2.43
(C) Copyright 1999 Intel Corporation
(C) Copyright 2000 Lanworks Technologies Co. a subsidiary of 3Com Corporation
All rights reserved

CLIENT MAC ADDR: 00 0E A6 22 28 21 GUID: 0002003-0004-0005-0006-000700080009

PXELINUX 2.08 2003-12-12 Copyright (C)  1994-2003 H. Peter Anvin
UNDI data segment at:    00098290
UNDI data segment size:  4801
UNDI code segment at:    0009CAA0
UNDI code segment size:  3160
PXE entry point found (we hope) at 9CAA:00FA
My IP Address seems to be C0A801F5
TFTP prefix: pxelinux.cfg/
Trying to load pxelinux.cfg/01-00-0e-a6-22-28-21
Trying to load pxelinux.cfg/C0A801F5
Trying to load pxelinux.cfg/C0A801F
Trying to load pxelinux.cfg/C0A801
Trying to load pxelinux.cfg/C0A80
Trying to load pxelinux.cfg/C0A8
Trying to load pxelinux.cfg/C0A
Trying to load pxelinux.cfg/C0
Trying to load pxelinux.cfg/C
Trying to load pxelinux.cfg/default
Loading Linux ................................ Ready
Uncompressing linux ............Ok, booting the kernel.
Linux version 2.4.25-lck1 (root at deploy)(gcc version 2.96 200000731 (Redhat 
x 7.1 2.96-98)) #10 Thu Apr 15 20:30:41 GST 2004
BIOS provided physical RAM map:
 BIOS-e820:0000000000000000 - 000000000009fc00 (usable)
 BIOS-e820:000000000009fc00 - 00000000000a0000 (reserved)
 BIOS-e820:00000000000e8000 - 0000000000100000 (reserved)
 BIOS-e820:0000000000010000 - 000000001ff30000 (usable)
 BIOS-e820:0000000001ff3000 - 000000001ff40000 (ACPI data)
 BIOS-e820:0000000001ff4000 - 000000001fff0000 (ACPI NVS)
 BIOS-e820:0000000001fff000 - 0000000020000000 (reserved)
 BIOS-e820:000000000ffb8000 - 0000000100000000 (reserved)
0MB HIGHMEM available.
511MB LOWMEM available.
found SMP MP-table at 000ff780
hm, page 000ff000 reserved twice.
hm, page 0010000 reserved twice.
hm, page 000f1000 reserved twice.
hm, page 000f2000 reserved twice.

On node 0 totalpages: 130864
zone(0): 4096 pages.
zone(1): 126768 pages.
zone(2): 0 pages
Intel Multi Processor Specification v1.4
	Virtual Wire compatibility mode.
OEM ID: ASUSTek Product ID: ADIC at: 0xFEE00000
Processor #0 Pentium4(tm) XEON(tm) APIC Version 20
I/O APIC #2 Version 32 at 0xFEC00000.
Enabling APIC mode: Flat.0Using 1 I/O APICs
Processors: 1
Kernel command line: BOOTIMAGE=linux auto
Initializing CPU#0
Detected 2599.174 Mhz processor.
Console: colour VGA+ 80*25
Calibrating delay loop... 5144.57 BogoMIPS
Memory" 514448K/523456 available(1521k kernel code,8620reserved,357k data,
272k init Ok highmem)
Dentry cache hash table entries:65536 (order:7, 524288 bytes)
Inode cache hash table entries : 32768(order:6, 262144 bytes)
Mount cache hash table entries: 512 (order:0, 4096bytes)
Buffer cache hash table entries : 32768(order:5 131072 bytes)
Page-cache hash table entries: 131072(order:7, 524288 bytes)
CPU: Trace cache: 12k nops, L1 Dcache:8k
CPU: L2 cache:512k
Intel machine check architecture supported.
Intel machine check reporting enabled on CPU#0.
CPU: Intel (R) Pentium(+R) 4 CPU 2.60 Ghz stepping 09
Enabling fast CPU save and restore ... done
Enabling unmasked SIMD FPU exception support ... done
Checking 'hlt' instruction ...OK
POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
enabled ExtINT on CPU#0
ESR value before enabling vector: 00000000
ESR value after enabling vector: 00000000
Enabling IO-APIC IRQs
Setting 2 in the phys_id_present_map
...changing IO-APIC physical APIC ID to 2 ... ok.
... Timer:vector=0*31 pin1= 2 pin 2=0
testing the IO APIC ......
...................... done
Using local APIC tuner interrupts
calibrating APIC timer...
..... CPU clock speed in 2598.0401 MHz.
......host bus clock speed is 199.0876 Mhz
CPU: 0, clocks: 199876, slice 99938
CPU0<T0:199872, T1:99920, D:14,S:99938,C:199876>
PCI:PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xf0031, last bus = 2
PCI: Using configuration type 1
PCI: Probing PCI hardware
PCI: Probing PCI hardware (bus00)
PCI:Ignoring BARO-3 of IDE controller 00:1f.1
Transparent bridge-Intel corp. 82801 BA/CA/DB/EB PCI Bridge.
PCI: Using IRQ router PIIX/ICH [8086/24d0] at 00:1F.0.
PCI ->APIC IRQ transform:(B0,I31,P0) -> 18

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RAMDISK drive initialized :16 RAM disks of 65536k size 1074 blocksize
loop:loaded (max 8 devices)
sk98 lin:Network Device Driverv6.22
(c) Copyright 1999-2004 Marvell (R)
eth0: 3Com Gigabit LOM(3C940)
	Prefport:A Rlmt Mode: check link state

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lmod:failed to exec /sbin/modprobe-s-k block-major-3, errno=2
VFS: Cannot open root device " " or 03:02
Please append a correct "root="boot option
Kernel panic :VFS:Unable to mount root fs on 03:02

That's it.


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