Bug#570273: debian-installer: netboot stops after loading pxelinux.cfg/default
reassign 570273 installation-reports
On Thursday 18 February 2010, Mario 'BitKoenig' Holbe wrote:
> All right, I think I got it... syslinux/pxelinux.txt states, that:
Cool. I'd half forgotten about that, but it is documented.
> I would suggest to put some notes regarding this issue in the
> Installation Guide:
> a) add a huge warning note about using Debian's "tftpd" package in
> conjunction with Network boot, and
Something like the "Note" here you mean?
(Note that that's the Sarge version of the manual, so it's been in there
for some time :-)
> b) strongly suggest atftp to the disadvantage of tftpd-hpa.
IIRC atftp had problems with some architectures. We mention both, but we've
found that across the board there are the least issues with tftpd-hpa.
> Depending on what you think about using this bug to modify the
> Installation Guide I'll either clone or reassign it to syslinux.
The first seems unnecessary. If you decide not to reassign it, then please
close the BR. Reassigning to installation-reports for now as there's no
actual issue in the installer.