[syslinux] isolinux booting problem

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Thu Aug 26 13:22:00 PDT 2004

Hajba Szilard wrote:
> Hello!
> I'm trying to boot with a remastered Knoppix 3.4 CD.
> I burned it with debugging and I get the following output:
> isolinux: Starting up, DL = 9F
> isolinux: Loaded spec packet OK, drive = 9F
> isolinux: Loading main image from LBA = DEADBEF0
> isolinux: Sectors to load = D5B7
> isolinux: Disk error BE, AX = 42F0, drive 9F
> A don't understand everything in it and I can't find enough information.
> The "sectors to load" number seems to be weird for me, but I'm not sure.
> I tryed it with two versions of syslinux and mkisofs (knoppix/debian sarge),
> but the error is always the same.

Make sure you pass the correct options to mkisofs, especially the 
-boot-info-table option.


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