[syslinux] pxelinux and kernel files over 8M
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Wed May 3 19:47:33 PDT 2006
Josh Lehan wrote:
> H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> Busch Dick-MCG30121 wrote:
>>> Is there any reason to keep this 8M kernel size check in future releases
>>> of pxelinux?
>> No, it's clearly obsolete. I just removed it and released a 3.20-pre8
> Nice. What is the new maximum file size supported by PXELINUX, now that
> this check has gone away?
> Am I correct in assuming that it is now only limited by the fundamental
> TFTP protocol limit of 65535 packets? (Depending on negotiated packet
> size from the TFTP server, this is around the neighborhood of 80MB.)
If the TFTP server handles block wraparound properly, that shouldn't be
a problem either.
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