[syslinux] memtest86 does not work after upgrading to PXELINUX 6.01

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Thu Jul 25 02:19:00 PDT 2013

On Jul 25, 2013 3:47 AM, "Matt Fleming" <matt at console-pimps.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Jul, at 10:20:03PM, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> > Well, it's odd, PXELINUX 6.01 + memtest86 still works on VirtualBOX,
> > but not on any "real" NICs I have tried.
> The bug is entirely dependent upon the memory map layout of a machine.
> The layouts vary widely, even between machines from the same vendor.

Also between boot methods on the same machine(PXE, USB, CD, HDD; PXE
seeming to be the most likely to have issues), BIOS revisions and with
additional hardware providing additional OROMs.


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