[syslinux] Trouble with Ubuntu 15.10 / syslinux 6.03

poma pomidorabelisima at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 11:46:19 PST 2015

On 10.12.2015 03:01, Ady via Syslinux wrote:
>> As mentioned by Ady, a previous occurrence of this bug has been
>> reported in ubuntu: same error, same ubuntu version, same usage.
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/usb-creator/+bug/1499746
>> It seems to be marked "fix released". So I guess you may just upgrade to fix it.
> Nah, it is just marked as "duplicate". As I said, there are several 
> "reports" about this "Boot error" message in Ubuntu 15.10, but no 
> package maintainer(s).
>> And the discussion on the syslinux ML about it:
>> http://www.syslinux.org/archives/2015-November/024539.html
> But nothing specific there, until and unless a package maintainer would 
> care to follow this upstream project, or at least to get in touch with 
> upstream Syslinux (by means of this Syslinux Mailing List).
> Some reports were already opened by then, and they still have the same 
> status.
> The only way to stop this useless amounts of reports is for someone 
> from the Ubuntu QA Team to actually _do_ something about it: either to 
> update from "3:6.03+dfsg-8ubuntu2" to "3:6.03+dfsg-11" (i.e. building 
> with gcc 4.9) or by picking up the same upstream commits as Fedora 23 
> does (we could help with that too, if someone in Ubuntu would care). 
> Good luck with that.
> Regards,
> Ady.

I suppose you have tested Fedora's / Rawhide's Syslinux pkgs,
when you take it for reference i.e. recommendation?

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