[syslinux] ISOLINUX boot problem: request for help

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jul 30 14:09:38 PDT 2007

Peter Bartke wrote:
> I made a BIOS update for the motherboard ASUS P5GD2 from version 1005 to
> latest 1007 (2/2006) and tried to reconstruct all the BIOS settings from
> memory as before.  
> The problem remains. 
> Is there a kernel debug mode? Could I compile kernel (with
> Slax filesystem patches) to make a `vmlinuz' which tells us what it is
> doing? Or could you suggest files where we could insert `early_printk'
> messages at definite places?

early_printk() doesn't exist yet at the point where your stuff is 
failing.  With the 2.6.23-rc1 kernel you can put printf() in the setup 
code in the kernel, but in earlier versions that mean hacking assembly.


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