[syslinux] "so old bootloader ..." with syslinux-3.05 on x86_64

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sun Jan 9 13:40:49 PST 2005

Richard Plana wrote:
> Oh ... I just found this in dmesg, as well:
> initrd extends beyond end of memory (0xfffffdfb > 0x1fff0000)
> disabling initrd
> So it might not be bootloader-related, after all. Still don't know what 
> the problem is, though, so any insight would be greatly appreciated, :).

Aaaaah.  Okay, that leaves basically two options: either the Fedora 
kernel exports the wrong initrd limit, or SYSLINUX isn't honouring it 
correctly.  That gives me something to check out.


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