[syslinux] keeppxe and using a linux vmlinuz/initrd

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Thu Feb 21 11:54:21 PST 2008

Maestas, Christopher Daniel wrote:
> Hello,
> Has anyone thought about how one could use the "keeppxe" option with a vmlinuz/initrd?
> It would allow one to boot this combination, and if possible the linux kernel/initrd (assuming we have busybox in there) would not have to run udhcp and instead leverage what pxe stack information is loaded.  The problem is I don't know of any PXE/UNDI linux utilities to look at the pxe information.  I'm curious how a dos image accesses this information.
> Thanks for any insight and sorry if I'm way off base in thinking of being able to use keeppxe.

The old Intel "Linux PXE SDK" has some patches for this... they're 
really quite ugly and were never integrated.


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