[syslinux] Boot Error GPT partition

Shao Miller Shao.Miller at yrdsb.edu.on.ca
Thu Dec 30 05:16:55 PST 2010

On 12/30/2010 08:07, KESHAV P.R. wrote:
> Hi Shao,
>              I copied the contents of /boot minus the syslinux dir to
> a temp location, zeroed out /dev/sda8, created ext4 fs in that and
> tried
> setting up syslinux. After rebooting same "Boot error".

If you are willing to zero out /dev/sda8, could I ask you to try EXT2FS 
and/or EXT3FS?  It might be nice to know that there's no difference for 

> Is there any way to directly load /boot/syslinux/ldlinux.sys from
> grub2 instead of the partition bootsector.

There isn't right at this very moment, but you're not the only one who's 
thought about it.  Sorry.

- Shao Miller

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