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Re: Syslinux in stretch-backports (Re: syslinux_6.04~git20171011.af7e95c3+dfsg1-4~bpo9+1_amd64.changes is NEW)

Hi Steve,

Am 23.10.2018 um 15:04 schrieb Holger Levsen:

>> Wow. I'm surprised to hear anybody is actually really using syslinux
>> with UEFI! I'm curious why, rather than grub - can you share?

I've got a working setup with pxelinux. And I don't want to maintain a
grub and a syslinux configuration, both. Most distros ship with isolinux
as bootloader on the installer image. So it's easy to copy and paste the
configuration to get the installer running on PXE.

So until now I don't see any advantages moving to GRUB. Where do you see
advantages in using GRUB for PXE?


> Ingo (in cc:) told me:
> --begin--
> With the version in stretch I was able to boot the Debian and Ubuntu
> installers. But not the Centos and SuSE installers:
> 51M     centos7_64/initrd.img
> 45M     ubuntu1804_64/initrd.gz
> 24M     debian9_64/initrd.gz
> 93M     suse15_64/initrd
> Here I found a hint, that version 6.03 of syslinux has several issues
> affecting both UEFI and PXE:
> https://serverfault.com/questions/810226/syslinux-how-to-correctly-configure-for-uefi-pxe-boot#answers
> --end--

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