[syslinux] pxelinux.0

Steve Glines sglines at is-cs.com
Tue May 25 14:20:32 PDT 2004

H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Steve Glines wrote:
>> I'm not sure if this belongs here or on an etherboot list. I've given 
>> up on trying to get a single floppy syslinux with enough stuff to 
>> remote mount a file system. I'm trying an etherboot floppy.
>> When I boot the system finds the dhcp server and gets the right file 
>> name but then it gives me the message "not a valid image." A quick 
>> search of the net didn't help much. Any clues to hand out?
> I would suggest asking on the etherboot-users mailing list.
> Note that you can compile Etherboot either to be a PXE boot agent (which 
> would boot pxelinux.0) or boot an "nbi" or "elf" image which need to be 
> created using the Etherboot tools.
> You need to have it configured the right way for your application.

When I point dhcp to the linux image it downloads it and attempts to 
boot the image but I get a panic. If I point dhcp to pxelinux.0 I get 
the "not a valid image" error.

Clues would be helpful.
Steve Glines
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