[syslinux] linux.c32 doesn't work

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Thu Oct 25 09:29:16 PDT 2007

Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> Hi!
> The linux.c32 module doesn't boot my kernel, while pxelinux itself
> does:
>   kernel vmlinuz-2.6.23
>   append initrd=initrd.img-2.6.23 root=/dev/mapper/root
> works, while
>   kernel linux.c32
>   append vmlinuz-2.6.23 initrd=initrd.img-2.6.23 root=/dev/mapper/root
> does not: it stays sitting after loading the initrd without any
> output.  Version 3.50-pre2 worked, current git does not work.
> Unless there's a known problem, I'll bisect as I find the time...

Also, try to enable DEBUG output.


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