[syslinux] Chaining with chain.c32 from syslinux 6.01 error

Matt Fleming matt at console-pimps.org
Mon Jul 22 04:07:34 PDT 2013

On Thu, 18 Jul, at 01:22:04PM, Adrian Irimia wrote:
> Hi,
>   I have a bootable usb with syslinux 5.10 on wich the following code is working ok.
>     LABEL -
>      COM32 chain.c32
>      APPEND boot fs grub=/boot/grub-legacy/stage2 grubcfg=/boot/grub-legacy/grub-legacy.cfg nohand nosect
>  After upgrading to syslinux 6.01 (using bios) I receive the following errors when selecting that menu option :
>   ERR: Primary partition (in MBR) with invalid offset and/or length.
>   ERR: Cant't find myself on the drive I booted from.
>  I mention that the errors are on a physsical machine (not a virtual one - in a virtual qemu I receive only the 2nd error message).
Thanks for the report, I can reproduce this bug. I'll take a look.

Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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