[syslinux] FW: pxelinux 5.x, 6.x memtest problem

Igor Sverkos igor.sverkos at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 19 06:59:09 PDT 2013


> What steps are you using to recompile the releases? Are you working from
> git?

No, not git.

See http://www.syslinux.org/archives/2013-July/020543.html and the
f'up from Ady and my response regarding re-compiling.

So actual I think I don't re-compile everything. I think I am using
the pre-build modules from your provided archives (if 'make installer
&& make install' is right).

That's the shell history from my last test:

cd /tmp
rm -rf /usr/share/syslinux/
wget https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/boot/syslinux/Testing/6.02/syslinux-6.02-pre5.tar.gz
tar xfz syslinux-6.02-pre5.tar.gz
cd syslinux-6.02-pre5
make installer
make install
cd ..
mkdir syslinux-6.02-pre5_bins_201307191440
cd syslinux-6.02-pre5_bins_201307191440/
cp /usr/share/syslinux/*.c32 .
cp /usr/share/syslinux/pxelinux.0 .
ls -l
cd ..
tar cfj syslinux-6.02-pre5_bins_201307191440.tar.bz2
ls -l
rm -rf /usr/share/syslinux/
wget https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/boot/syslinux/Testing/6.02/syslinux-6.02-pre6.tar.gz
tar xfz syslinux-6.02-pre6.tar.gz
cd syslinux-6.02-pre6
make installer
make install
cd ..
ls -l
mkdir syslinux-6.02-pre6_bins_201307191445
cd syslinux-6.02-pre6_bins_201307191445/
cp /usr/share/syslinux/*.c32 .
cp /usr/share/syslinux/pxelinux.0 .
cd ..
tar cfj syslinux-6.02-pre6_bins_201307191445.tar.bz2

I now copied the two syslinux-*_bins_*.tar.bz2 archives to the tftp-host.

I removed everything from /srv/tftp (excluding the subfolders).

When testing syslinux-6.02-pre5 I extracted the content of
syslinux-6.02-pre5_bins_201307191440.tar.bz2 to /srv/tftp.

When testing syslinux-6.02-pre6, I did the same with
syslinux-6.02-pre6_bins_201307191445.tar.bz2 (including the cleanup of

You can grab a copy of the used binaries, if you want:


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