[syslinux] boot Soekris 4801 with EXTLINUX

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed May 25 22:54:08 PDT 2005

Evan Webb wrote:
> Success! 
> Altering cache.inc and changed 65536 in the size calculation to 4096
> makes EXTLINUX work properly (I changed it in all 3 places). Whats
> strange is that syslinux seems to work fine with a value of 65536, so
> I'm wondering if maybe the code to read the ext2 data just before doing
> initcache takes up a lot more room on the stack than the same syslinux
> code. 
> Then again, I could easily be completely off base, as this qualifies as
> my first crack at debugging x86 bootloader assembly. At any rate, Peter
> if you need me to test any code or help to debug this more, let me know,
> I'd be happy to.

Could you send me a patch?


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