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SubjectRe: Regression: boot failure on AMD Elan TS-5500
On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 10:06:30AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Sean Young wrote:
> >
> >>What bootloader does this platform use? I wonder if it's setting things
> >>up in an unexpected way?
> >
> >It's syslinux. That must be the culprit, considering the change to
> >head_32.S.
> >
> >I'm digging in syslinux right now.
> >
> What makes you draw that conclusion?

The thinking was that syslinux sets the boot parameters which are being read
in head_32.S. I've used syslinux 3.53 but have just moved to 3.63.

That was the theory at least. I'm not sure what's going on now. I'll spend
some more time on this.


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