[syslinux] Syslinux 2.10 does not load initrd anymore

Luis.F.Correia Luis.F.Correia at seg-social.pt
Tue Jul 13 00:51:03 PDT 2004


> -----Original Message-----
> From: H. Peter Anvin [mailto:hpa at zytor.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2004 4:21 AM
> To: Luis.F.Correia
> Cc: syslinux at zytor.com
> Subject: Re: [syslinux] Syslinux 2.10 does not load initrd anymore
> Luis.F.Correia wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > Mission accomplished!
> > 
> > For me, initrd loading stopped working in 2.10-pre4
> > I really hope that you can figure out exactly what changed ;)
> > 
> Are you sure that it's not -pre5 (as in 2.10-pre4 works, 2.10-pre5 
> doesn't)?  That would implicate the AllowOptions change, 
> which came with 
> a memory reshuffling for space.
> 	-hpa

Yes I'm sure.

After finding out the problem was between 2.09 and 2.10, i got all
'even' pre releases, pre6, pre4 and pre2.

>From those only pre2 worked, so I fetched pre3 which still worked.

This was exactly how I did proceed in my findings.

Now I just hope that the fact I'm using Win32 do run syslinux does
not negatively affect the problem detection.


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