Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 239708
syslinux-3.10 hangs during 'localboot' on some systems
Last modified: 2008-05-03 18:01:44 EDT
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
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This matter can be closed as far as I'm concerned since it works in FC6.
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.