[syslinux] extlinux from syslinux 4.04 failed hard after choosing bzImage.
gene.cumm at gmail.com
Sat Nov 19 16:27:01 PST 2011
On Nov 19, 2011 7:17 PM, "Gene Cumm" <gene.cumm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 18:03, Tyler Durden <tylerdu at bounced.me> wrote:
> > On 19.11.2011 16:11, Piotr Karbowski wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Today I replaced grub(1) with syslinux on my laptop, after rebooting to
> >> syslinux and selecting kernel I got massive freeze along with colorful
> >> output to screen - http://i.imgur.com/lFjFc.jpg
> >> I think I tried everything, even doing esc and writing after boot:
> >> /bzImage-3.1.0, after enter I had the same freeze with the same screen
> >> artefacts.
> > Last week I stumbled across the same bug. Couldn't boot kernel 3.1.0
> > exactly the same symptoms as you (screen full of weird characters).
> > Fortunately, there's a simple workaround I found here:
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=647603
> > Just rename the kernel image to something that doesn't end with zero
> > bzImage-3.1) and it will boot just fine.
> > Somehow extlinux chokes on kernel image names with zero in the last
> > Strange...
> It's a feature for the file type "guessing" documented in
> syslinux.txt. I should have seen that one.
Try the LINUX directive instead KERNEL. ".0" means NBP (network boot
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