[syslinux] DELL E6510 pxelinux issues

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 08:32:03 PDT 2014

On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 10:29 AM, Philipp Hahn <hahn at univention.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> On 24.07.2014 13:52, Gene Cumm wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 4:56 AM, Philipp Hahn <hahn at univention.de> wrote:
>>> PS: <http://www.zytor.com/~genec/lpxelinux-6.03p18g3.tgz> did not work.
>> As expected.  You have a different OUI (the first 3 octets of the MAC
>> address).  Try everything from 6.03-pre18 and then lpxelinux.0 from
>> here: http://www.zytor.com/~genec/lpxelinux-6.03p18g4.tgz
> Your special build gets the gateway working, but the downloaded InitRD
> still gets corrupted sometimes. Boot-time is down from 16m to ~2m.
> What I haven't yet achieved is to tell lpxelinux.0 to download the
> kernel and InitRD using http; it still uses TFTP.
> Anything more I can do?
> Philipp

What exact URLs did you use in your config?  If you don't specify
HTTP, it won't use HTTP.

Like this:

  LABEL linux-http
    LINUX http://boot-server/boot/vmlinuz
    APPEND initrd=http://boot-server/boot/initrd


More information about the Syslinux mailing list