[syslinux] syslinux6 EFI fail to boot via pxe

Michael Szerencsits szerencsits.michael at gmx.at
Mon Jul 1 07:30:19 PDT 2013

> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 27. Juni 2013 um 17:44 Uhr

> OK, now that's just weird. You don't see any response whatsoever from
> tapping at the keys?
> If you set a TIMEOUT, can you run a DEFAULT even though you cannot type?
> That's one way to figure out whether the machine is dead at that point
> or not. A useful DEFAULT might be reboot.c32, that way even if the bug
> is in the display code, you'll still notice your machine rebooting.
> This is starting to sound like the core EFI code is hitting some nuance
> of your firmware, and it's not handling it correctly.
> -- 
> Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center

Hi Matt, 

I tried to test the 6.01-pre5 version, but after loading from ldlinux.e64 nothing happen in the trace.
If I test the efi32 in VMWare it comes up with a 'Firmware error' and close the VMWare.

It seems that syslinux.efi from pre5 is broken

I now would perfrom the tests with pre4

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