[syslinux] [PATCH] efi/main: add retry to exit_boot()

Tom Huibregtse thuibregtse at xes-inc.com
Fri Jun 19 06:24:13 PDT 2020

I had noticed that development activity had slowed down. I did not realize just how stalled it had become though, so thank you for filling me in. We are going to maintain our own copy locally, but we did want to contribute this fix. With legacy booting on its way out eventually, more systems will be UEFI PXE booting, so this issue is more likely to come up. 

From: "syslinux" <syslinux at syslinux.org> 
To: "Didier Spaier" <didier at slint.fr> 
Cc: "syslinux" <syslinux at syslinux.org> 
Sent: Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:37:07 PM 
Subject: Re: [syslinux] [PATCH] efi/main: add retry to exit_boot() 

On Thu, Jun 18, 2020 at 5:09 PM Didier Spaier via Syslinux < 
syslinux at syslinux.org> wrote: 

> As far as I can tell, the development of Syslinux has stalled since more 
> than one year as shows the log of the git repository. And if I remember 
> well many very old patches are still in the waiting list. 

FWIW, this is one of the last posts I see from H. Peter Anvin: 


I think he might be involved in some ongoing work to remove x32 support 
from the linux kernel that might be exhausting his resources: 


I don't know anything, I'm just speculating (derived from the above 
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