[syslinux] Efi64 boot fail during download from kernel and initrd via http

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Sat Jul 13 13:18:23 PDT 2013

Op 2013-07-13 om 19:58 schreef Michael Szerencsits:
> Hi,
> I tested the following config:
> DEFAULT AutoInstall
> LABEL AutoInstall
>  KERNEL http://server/vmlinuz64
>  APPEND initrd=http://server/initrd64.img
> root=live:http://server/LiveOS/squashfs.img quiet lang=en
> keymap=de-latin1 systemd.unit=rescue.target
> system.unit=rescue.target system.unit=rescue.target
> I use VMWare Player 5.02 build 1031769 on Win2k8 R2 64bit.
> I found that the last working version is 6.02-pre1 but beginning
> with pre2 and also latest version 6.02-pre5 it fail to boot.
> I have a wireshark trace but it's to big to sent it to the mailing list

If it is http://rosa.stappers.nl/ff/boot-efi-s100.cap
then is at packet 2242 the client ( .243) started to send
  "TCP Dup ACK" of packet 2241

Thing I what to mention is that there packets of sizes bigger as 9000bytes.
So large as jumbo frame.

Geert Stappers
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