[syslinux] keyboard input under a vm
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jul 19 08:47:58 PDT 2004
Gianluigi Tiesi wrote:
> The problem seams to be in check_for_arp, disabling it pxelinux works
> correctly in vmware.
> Sorry if my posts are not "grouped" but I'm repling direclty from
> pipermail links.
Yes, this is correct. VMWare incorrectly implements the UDP receive PXE
function as a blocking operation; the spec states it's nonblocking.
This is a VMWare bug, and it can't really be worked around by PXELINUX.
Complain to VMWare; you've paid money for their product, but you
probably haven't paid for mine.
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