[syslinux] Memory upgrade breaks net boot (PXE + NFS Root)

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Feb 9 09:20:27 PST 2007

Alex Still wrote:
> I was unclear,  "no other hardware",  meant I only have LS21 blades. But all
> 40 of them fail in the exact same way ;)
> memtest86+ didn't find anything on the 3 blades I tried it on.
> Now, further tests show that pxe booting a fedora 6 install kernel/initrd
> works just fine.
> (using the same pxelinux.0 on the same TFTP server)
> So I guess the problem is with our kernel.  The thing I don't understand is
> why it sometimes reboots before it is even done downloading the initrd.
> Back to testing !

How utterly bizarre...


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