[syslinux] pxelinux.0 tftp kernel vmlinuz transfer hangs on PXE startup

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed May 4 11:29:14 PDT 2011

On 05/04/2011 08:52 AM, Pascal KOENIG Colina wrote:
> Hello,
>       I just would like to let you know that after investigating a
> while, it seems to me that the vmlinuz kernel ( Centos 5.6 Xen ) tftp
> transfer is hanging because there look to be some buffer overflow on the
> client side because after a while ( more or less 50Kb transfer ) , there
> is no more acknoledgment coming back from the client even in the last
> syslinux distribution revision 4.0.4.

Please give as much technical details about your system as you can, as
well as what TFTP server you are using.  A packet trace
(tcpdump/wireshark) would help too.

H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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