[syslinux] 3.07 on VMware 4.5.2-8848

Liviu Ionescu ilgb at livius.net
Thu May 5 13:02:09 PDT 2005

> according to the vmware forums, the problem seems to be the 
> blocking implementation of the PXENV_UDP_READ in the bios pxe code.
> the current workaround is to use a script 
> (http://platan.vc.cvut.cz/ftp/pub/vmware/lancebios.sh) to 
> patch the bios code.

FYI, the bios pxe code was fixed in VMware Ws 5.0; as far as I could test, the new bios seems to work properly on 4.5.2 too (it can be extracted with a simplified version of the above script where no bytes are patched).



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