[syslinux] pxechn.c32 does not do TFTP
matt at console-pimps.org
Fri Jul 19 02:59:19 PDT 2013
On Fri, 19 Jul, at 04:24:52PM, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> Gene Cumm wrote:
> > > > The big thing I notice is just that since 5.10, the
> > > > code in pxelinux.0 does DNS queries for specific calls rather than a
> > > > dotted quad conversion first.
> > >
> > > That *was* relevant. It did not work until I replaced the dotted quad
> > > address with the DNS name. Thank you. I think a change in the
> > > documentation is due.
> > It's actually a bug in the core.
> This bug has an unpleasant consequence.
> The Oracle VirtualBox 4.2.16 PXE impementation does not request Option 6
> from the DHCP server, so it does not receive Option 6 in the DHCP
> offer, so no DNS servers are available to pxelinux, therefore it
> cannot resolve the WDS server's IP address, which breaks everything.
> Can we get rid of this dependency on DNS?
Can you try 6.02-pre7, available here,
and see whether your issue is fixed?
Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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