[syslinux] Dell OptiPlex GX620 can longer boot from CD with syslinux-5.X
gene.cumm at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 02:11:06 PDT 2013
On Jul 2, 2013 7:37 PM, "Patrick Verner" <distrozilla at gmail.com> wrote:
> System: Dell OptiPlex GX620 (Both BIOS A10 and A11 affected)
> Medium: Physical CD-RW
> Observed: ISOLINUX 5.11 0x51D1AE48 ETCD_ is the only line displayed
> on-screen. A flashing cursor trails at the end of the line. Escape key
Is "ISOLINUX 5.11 0x51D1AE48 ETCD_" (assuming the '_' is the cursor) the
only thing displayed? Could you try the precompiled binaries? Tried
testing that CD in that under a Linux envirinmt?
> not return boot: prompt.
> Line1 of syslinux.cfg: DEFAULT vesamenu.c32
> Note: Reverting to syslinux-4.06 allows for successful booting on the same
> On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 4:43 PM, Gene Cumm <gene.cumm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 4:07 PM, Patrick Verner <distrozilla at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > This same system boots with syslinux-4.06. Let me know if there is
> > > any further info you need. We tried syslinux-5.11-pre5 as well.
> > What do you actually observe?
> > Perhaps BIOS rev A11 and not A10 or earlier? Regular physical CD and
> > not an ISOHYBRID written to disk-like media or loaded with
> > MEMDISK/grub4dos/gPXE/iPXE? Using a menu
> > (menu.c32/vesamenu.c32/gfxboot.c32)? If so, tried without?
> > --
> > -Gene
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