[syslinux] syslinux 5.01 serial regression...

Daniel J Blueman daniel at 1degreenorth.com
Wed May 29 08:14:40 PDT 2013

On 05/29/2013 10:43 PM, Matt Fleming wrote:
> On Mon, 27 May, at 04:55:18PM, Daniel J Blueman wrote:
>> Hi HPA et al,
>> When moving from syslinux 4.06 to 5.01, I found serial output isn't
>> working. The issue reproduces simply [1] and I get back serial
>> output when I move back to syslinux 4.06.
> I've just committed a fix in the SERIAL parsing code. Are you able to
> build Syslinux from the git repository? It would be helpful if you could
> test out the fix. If not, I do plan on releasing 5.10 fairly soon.

Absolutely; I'll check this tomorrow.

>> I also see a regression in booting locally with 'localboot 0' which
>> give a generic 'failed' error message; likely reproducible there
>> also.
> I'll take a look at this.

Great. Let me know if you can't reproduce this.

Thanks Matt,
Daniel J Blueman
Principal Software Engineer, 1degreenorth Pte Ltd

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