[syslinux] EXTLIUX.SYS hangs

Lai Zit Seng lzs at pobox.com
Thu Jun 2 07:37:21 PDT 2005

On Thu, 2 Jun 2005, Mike Andrews wrote:

> I am tiring to boot /dev/hda1 with a ext2 file system. I am using extlinux
> 3.08 and installed it in the /boot directory with "/sbin/extlinux /boot" and
> set up the mbr with "cat mbr.bin > /dev/hda". The installer reported "/boot
> device is /dev/hda1".
> On booting extlinux.sys runs and displays "EXTLINUX 3.08 2005-05-19" but not
> the copyright message.

Try to back down to 3.07 for the time being. Works for me :) Was having 
problems with 3.08 too. The syslinux maintainer has noted the issue.


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