[syslinux] boot Soekris 4801 with EXTLINUX

Johan johan at linner.biz
Wed May 25 13:02:16 PDT 2005

H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Johan Linner wrote:
>> Hi.
>> I am trying to use EXTLINUX 3.08 to boot a Soekris net4801 from a 
>> CompaqFlash card.
>> BIOS reports the CF card as the first master harddisk.
>> During boot/load the loader hangs after this output:
>> EXTLINUX 3.08 2005-05-19
>> PXELINUX and LILO works fine on the same setup
>> It this a general problem with Soekris/net4801 and EXTLINUX?
> It's not just that; this problem has been encountered on other 
> machines too, with 3.08.  Could you try 3.07 and see if it works on 
> your machine (at least one report said it worked with 3.07)?  If it 
> *does* work, could you perhaps see which prepatch broke it?
>     -hpa

Just tested with 3.07 and still getting the same error.


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