[syslinux] Load custom kernel with PXElinux

Alex Prutkov prutkov.alex at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 00:02:03 PDT 2012

On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 9:39 PM, Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm at xmission.com>wrote:

> "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa at zytor.com> writes:
> > On 07/03/2012 09:05 AM, Alex Prutkov wrote:
> >> Hello guys,
> >> I wonder if and how can I boot my custom kernel (if at all) with
> pxelinux.
> >> My kernel stored in single 64bit ELF file and it has multiboot2 header.
> The
> >> closest module I've found was mboot.c32, but it seems not to work in my
> >> case.
> >> Thank you!
> >
> > Yours is the first request we have seen for Multiboot2, so no, we don't
> > have that support at this time.
Ok, thank you for response.

> Do you at least have a simple ELF loader?
> I wouldn't be surprised if this is a custom kernel that command line
> parameter formats are negotiable if used at all.  So a simple ELF loader
> may be sufficient.
> Eric

A simple elf loader will be enough indeed. I wonder if SYSLINUS is able to
load elf files in 64bit format as well, and not only 32bit.

*Best wishes,*

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