[syslinux] pxelinux and 2.6.9 kernel parameters

James_Martin at ao.uscourts.gov James_Martin at ao.uscourts.gov
Mon Jul 11 10:14:09 PDT 2005

HP doesn't support Compaq 5000's running RHEL4.  I'd only run RHEL on 
stuff that is cross-certified.  You're outta luck.

James S. Martin, RHCE
Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Washington, DC
(202) 502-2394

syslinux-bounces at zytor.com wrote on 07/11/2005 01:39:18 AM:

> I have more information about my hardware that could help with the
> problem.
> The machine has a memory hole from 15M to 16M that I believe is used by
> eisa hardware, if installed (I have no eisa hardware plugged in).
> The memory hole can not be disabled.
> In addition to this, the initrd that is passed through PXE is huge. From
> memory it uncompresses to 23Mb.
> Given the above, how does the booting kernel handle the memory
> allocation?
> In the 2.6.x kernels there is a memory exclude parameter memmap=X$Y. Can
> this be used to remove the 15M to 16M hole?
> Thanks.
> On Sat, 2005-07-09 at 09:08 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > syslinux at zytor.com
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