[syslinux] Position of boot.cat

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Jun 15 16:14:17 PDT 2004

Erwan Velu wrote:
> I've found with one of my collegue a strange "bug" when I'm using
> isolinux. I know that we are using a modified isolinux 1.76 but I'd like
> to know if some of you knows the reason of this.
> We've found that if boot.cat is located at position 740 or 569 (isoinfo
> -i) the cdrom is not detected are bootable on some drives whereas it
> works on some others.
> We've checked that's not a some burning troubles (tried many burners,
> many media) and we'd tried several drives. We can rebuild the iso any
> time we want, if boot.cat is located at this place some drives are
> failing. We just had several byte on the cdrom, boot.cat is no more at
> this places, rebuild the iso. it works !
> Does some of you knows why does it act like this ?

That would be a bios bug.


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