[syslinux] pxelinux/mboot confused about e820 memory maps on HP Proliant BIOS's

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri May 26 09:57:18 PDT 2006

Michael Walker wrote:
> H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> CLK_TCK and CLOCKS_PER_SEC reflect different things.  That part of the 
>> patch is definitely wrong.  The current code should have a fallback 
>> for CLK_TCK for host mode.
>>     -hpa
> Well - the important change in my diffs are the mboot one, so let's not
> loose that.  That get's us around a bug/feature found in HP (and other) 
> BIOS's.
> The CLK_TCK was was just trying to solve that on FC5 the syslinux
> build fails with the following:
> /root/incoming/baseline-syslinux/syslinux-3.11/com32/libutil

Please base your patches on the latest prereleases.  This has been dealt 
with there for a long time.


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