[syslinux] pxechn.c32 does not do TFTP

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 05:14:53 PDT 2013

On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 5:14 AM, Victor Sudakov <vas at mpeks.tomsk.su> wrote:
> Colleagues,
> I am attempting to chainload a file from TFTP. I have the following
> lines  in the configuration file:
>  Menu LABEL WDS1
>  kernel pxechn.c32
>  append\x86\wdsnbp.com -W -o 66.x=0a:0e:8d:96 -S
> The TFTP server at is operational and wdsnbp.com is
> available at the indicated path. I have tried various combinations of
> colons, forward and back slashes and URL schemes.
> However, all i get from pxechn.c32 is
> pxechn.c32: Attempting to load '\x86\wdsnbp.com': 2:No such file or directory
> and it does not even attemt to send any packets to (I
> checked with WireShark). What I am doing wrong?

What version of PXELINUX?  Which variant, pxelinux.0 or lpxelinux.0?
If 6.xx, which architecture?

Tried just:

 COM32 pxechn.c32
 APPEND\x86\wdsnbp.com -W

I also notice I dropped the double colon in the docs.


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