[syslinux] Syslinux-5.10-pre1 looks for ldlinux.c32 in TFTP instead of HTTP

Tobias Göbel kubax1983 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 7 09:57:32 PST 2013

Am 07.03.2013 18:24, schrieb H. Peter Anvin:
> On 03/07/2013 04:51 AM, Matt Fleming wrote:
>> On Thu, 2013-03-07 at 13:32 +0100, Tobias Göbel wrote:
>>> As you can see, everything is set to HTTP and i have no clue, why
>>> pxelinux.0 tries to load it from TFTP anyways.
>> The lwIP PXE stack is called lpxelinux.0 in 5.10-pre1, not pxelinux.0.
>> pxelinux.0 is the legacy code.
> So the legacy stack does special things when it sees gPXE/iPXE
> underneath it; it talks a custom protocol with iPXE to allow it to use
> TCP-based protocols using the stack in iPXE.
> The lwIP-based stack shouldn't need to do that, and probably shouldn't,
> but it is not well know how much problem the iPXE stack being in between
> will cause.  I suspect we need to get the iPXE people involved, though.
> We should check, though, that we aren't simply using vestiges of the
> custom protocol that is tripping us up.
> 	-hpa
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I'll try tomorrow at work, if legacy pxelinux works.
But i think i'll not work, i didn't checked the logs from the TFTP 
server back then, but the "ldlinux.c32 not found" thingy was there, too.

I'll report back tomorrow.

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