[syslinux] syslinux-4.10-pre15 and KVM guest booting problem

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jul 18 13:11:17 PDT 2011

On 07/16/2011 09:01 AM, Shantanu Gadgil wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a problem to report with the 4.10-pre15 branch.
> The problem is that my KVM guest "just reboots" when booting off the network.
> The setup is as follows:
> Host OS: RHEL 6.0/RHEL 6.1 with the default packages (no additional repos or packages)
> KVM guest configured to network boot.
> (maybe irrelevant info ...) ?!?
> DHCP server (using dnsmasq) in the same subnet as the KVM host.
> DHCP server running on a different physical machine than that of the KVM host.
> JFYI, DHCP server assigns static DHCP lease and then TFTP follows...
> TFTP is configured using dnsmasq (again) :)
> The TFTP server is a different physical machine (than the above two machines)

First of all, what is the complete KVM configuration?


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