[syslinux] ethersel.c32 issues

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sat Jan 29 13:05:53 PST 2005

Alexander Heinz wrote:
> Hello!
> ethersel.c32 does not seem to work with all PCs. I have prepared a 
> floppy that uses ethersel.c32 to load a NIC-specific file (etherboot 
> .zlilo image). See http://etherboot.anadex.de for details.
> It works with every NIC and every PC I own, but not with VMWare. I know 
> VMWare has some problems, so that did not bother me at all and I 
> published it anyway but I have received several e-mails about problems 
> with ethersel.c32 and real PCs.
> e.g.
> in spite of the line
> # DEV DID 1106:3065 viarhine.lil
> and a NIC like this:
> 00:12.0 Class 0200: 1106:3065 (rev 74)
> ethersel.c32 is not able to continue.

How does it fail for you?

Could you send me the output of "lspci -vv -xxx" from this machine?


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