[syslinux] pxelinux and UEFI laptops - broke everything which had worked with BIOS/pxelinux.0
vas at sibptus.ru
Sun Dec 20 07:10:22 PST 2020
Victor Sudakov via Syslinux wrote:
> > > A typical EFIx64/pxelinux.cfg/default entry looks like this:
> > >
> > > label memtest2
> > > menu label ^8. Memtest86+ v4.20
> > > kernel memtest420
> > Memtest86+ v4.20 is for BIOS (and/or CSM) only, not for UEFI.
> All right, I have just extracted the "memtest" kernel from the
> https://www.memtest86.com/download.htm (memtest86-usb-9.0-beta-1.zip
> distribution) which is UEFI-only.
> The result? Still, an instant reboot after "memdisk" is downloaded by
> the PXE client.
I wanted to say 'after "memtest" is downloaded' of course.
> And generally, do you mean to say that if some "kernel" was compiled without
> UEFI in mind, syslinux.efi will not be able to boot it? This cuts off about
> 1/2 of my collection of engineering utilites.
Victor Sudakov, VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
2:5005/49 at fidonet http://vas.tomsk.ru/
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