[syslinux] syslinux.efi and vendor-class-identifier
gene.cumm at gmail.com
Mon Oct 7 03:22:07 PDT 2019
On Fri, Oct 4, 2019 at 7:47 AM James Pearson via Syslinux
<syslinux at syslinux.org> wrote:
> Ady Ady via Syslinux wrote:
> >> We're using a CentOS 6 server running its native (ISC) dhcpd (v4.1.1)
> >> and tftpd (v 0.49). I've installed syslinux.efi and ldlinux.e64 from the
> >> syslinux-6.04-pre2 distro alongside the existing pxelinux.0
> > Please avoid the official binaries from Syslinux 6.04-pre2 and
> > 6.04-pre3. Additionally, the current git master head is not useful for
> > troubleshooting.
> > Whether the specific version actually has any kind of influence on
> > these particular tests, I don't know (but, at any rate I would avoid
> > the aforementioned versions anyway).
> > Please try either official binaries from 6.04-pre1, or from current
> > Debian Testing.
> > Please avoid mixing Syslinux-related files from different
> > versions/builds (within the same platform).
> I tried with 6.04-pre1 - it made no difference, the same issue as with
> I had a look through the syslinux code, but I couldn't work out if
> syslinux.efi is responsible for the 2nd DHCP Discover I see via tcpdump
> (I can't pretend to understand the code, so I might not be looking in
> the right place)
> i.e. is it syslinux.efi that tries a DHCP transaction between
> downloading syslinux.efi and downloading ldlinux.e64 - or is this done
> by the host's EFI PXE firmware ?
Since I don't recall ever seeing this kind of behavior, it makes me
think it's system-specific while SYSLINUX initializes the interfaces.
I assume you get no output on the screen?
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