[syslinux] Stuck at "Trying to Load: pxelinux.cfg/default"

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Nov 15 14:19:34 PST 2006

Luke Morris wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm extremely new to Linux and am working on creating a PXE server/menu
> with PXELINUX and Microsoft DHCP/TFTP.  I've gotten it to work great
> with the exception of one box: the IBM SurePOS 532.  If I specify a boot
> image in my DEFAULT file, it works fine.  However when I try to use
> MENU.C32, it gets stuck at "Trying to Load: pxelinux.cfg/default."
> Based on TFTP logs, it looks like MENU.C32 is hanging when it tries to
> read it's settings from DEFAULT.  I'm pretty sure the initial read of
> DEFAULT is successful, because it knows to look at MENU.C32.  Here are
> some additional details regarding the NIC:
> NSC dp83815 10/100 Mac Phyter 3v adapter
> Device ID: 0020
> Vendor ID: 100B.
> I've tried version 3.31 as well as 3.40pre2.
> Thanks in advance for your help - if you have any questions please let
> me know.  Thanks, 

Please try 3.32-pre5, and possibly earlier versions (3.11, 3.20).


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