Bug 239708 - syslinux-3.10 hangs during 'localboot' on some systems
Summary: syslinux-3.10 hangs during 'localboot' on some systems
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: syslinux   
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Version: 5
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
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Reported: 2007-05-10 17:26 UTC by Ahmon Dancy
Modified: 2008-05-03 22:01 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: syslinux-3.11
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-05-03 22:01:44 UTC
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Description Ahmon Dancy 2007-05-10 17:26:04 UTC
I recently upgraded my /tftpboot/pxelinux.0 file from 3.08 to one from the fc5
syslinux-3.10 package.  Since then, some of my systems hang after attempting to
perform the "localboot" option.  Upgrading to syslinux-3.11 from FC6 fixes this

Possible explanation:  The release notes for syslinux-3.11 says: "PXELINUX:
revert memory allocation change that caused problems on some network cards."

Suggested solution:  Update the FC5 syslinux package to be the same as the FC6
syslinux package.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 07:12:50 UTC
Fedora apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We're
sorry it's taken so long for your bug to be properly triaged and acted
on. We appreciate the time you took to report this issue and want to
make sure no important bugs slip through the cracks.

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Comment 2 Ahmon Dancy 2008-04-04 14:25:45 UTC
This matter can be closed as far as I'm concerned since it works in FC6.

Comment 3 Peter van Egdom 2008-05-03 22:01:44 UTC
Thank you for the bug report.

This particular bug was fixed upstream. Closing bug as per comment #2.
Please feel free to report any further bugs you find.

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