[syslinux] [PATCH] Fix for crash with certain EFIs
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Fri Nov 18 12:19:51 PST 2016
On 10/26/16 08:01, Ady Ady via Syslinux wrote:
> OK, so, from the user's point of view, the solution is already in
> 6.04-pre1. Yet, I would like to express my appreciation for the
> proposed patches, the information and the feedback; really.
> The proposed patches might help some package maintainer that is not
> ready / willing to update to 6.04(-pre1). Moreover, the last proposed
> patch might trigger the re-evaluation of the current code anyway,
> looking for some potential improvement.
> @geneC, hpa, everyone... Considering prior email threads about some
> popular hardware failing with Syslinux version 6.03 in some way or
> another (e.g. HP Proliant gen9 among others), I am now wondering
> whether this issue (i.e. red zone flag, Windows ABI compatibility)
> should be mentioned in the official Syslinux wiki, with links to
> potential patches and/or commits and/or suggesting to test 6.04-pre1.
> The same wondering goes to the Chromebooks matter (which is unrelated
> to this particular email thread). Wiki pages such as "Hardware
> Compatibility", "Common Problems" and "Building" might come to mind.
> Any comments / thoughts?
Yes; this is also why I would like promote 6.04 to an official release,
it is clearly better than 6.03 which is a good reason to promote (people
generally don't pick up prereleases.) I would love to carve out some
time and catch up with the missing stuff, but it is really hard for me
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