[syslinux] extlinux doesn't boot 3.0 kernel on a brand new HP 8200sff workstation

Michael D. Setzer II mikes at kuentos.guam.net
Mon Jul 25 15:12:42 PDT 2011

On 25 Jul 2011 at 13:37, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

Date sent:      	Mon, 25 Jul 2011 13:37:35 -0700
From:           	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa at zytor.com>
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Subject:        	Re: [syslinux] extlinux doesn't boot 3.0 kernel on 
a brand new HP
	8200sff workstation

> On 07/24/2011 09:43 AM, Michael D. Setzer II wrote:
> > 
> > Just as an added note, I've built all the 3.0 rc kernels and the 
> > released 3.0 and it has worked with syslinux 4.04 released with 
> > my g4l project alphas. I did run into the same error when I did the 
> > first kernel, and named it bz3.0 and had the error of it not loading, 
> > but renameing them to bz3x0.rcx and now bz3x0 worked fine.
> > 
> Yes, using the LINUX keyword instead of KERNEL really is the preferred
> option though.
> 	-hpa

Thanks from the info. Have changed the KERNEL to LINUX for 
the 9 linux kernels that are included in the iso image. C32 
programs still have KERNEL, but wasn't sure if memtest should 
be changed to LINUX so left it as KERNEL.

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