[syslinux] Intel DX79TO localboot problem with CentOS
jonas at jonas-keidel.de
Tue Aug 6 23:57:52 PDT 2013
2013/8/6 H. Peter Anvin <hpa at zytor.com>
> On 08/05/2013 11:29 PM, Jonas Keidel wrote:
> > 2013/8/6 H. Peter Anvin <hpa at zytor.com>
> >> What about "chain.c32 hd1" or "chain.c32 hd1 swap"?
> > That's right, but due to our pxe environment we need a static entry which
> > handles both, booting from first and second hdd if one fails. localboot
> > does so.
> Actually this does highlight an issue with chain.c32... there really
> should be support for "try this, check X, then that".
Can that be implemented? Because i think that is a must-have feature of
chain.c32 to test if there is a bootable sector on first hdd --> boot from
If not it should try to look for a bootable sector on the second hdd and
if both don't work it should abort. At current state it always aborts if
the given hdd (hd0 or hd1) is not bootable.
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