[ipxe-devel] ipxe.lkrn chainloaded from pxelinux 4.03 does not work anymore

Thomas Mieslinger miesi at pc-h.de
Mon Dec 2 13:11:41 UTC 2013

Hi Michael,

today I learned that I need to issue a

/etc/init.d/tftpd-hpa restart

after flipping bits in tftpboot to make sure doesn't cache old files. I 
never thought there could still be problems in that code.

So there is no problem with the build system.


On 11.11.13 14:43, Michael Brown wrote:
> On 11/11/13 09:53, Thomas Mieslinger wrote:
>> So what I learned today: just "make" is not safe. Always do a make clean
>> before make bin/ipxe.lkrn :-(
> Really?  "make bin/ipxe.lkrn" should always be safe, and "make clean"
> should never be necessary on the iPXE codebase unless you need to work
> around dependency changes outside the scope of the Makefile (e.g.
> updating the version of gcc).
> Can you give any details of what goes wrong for you if you omit the
> "make clean"?
> Thanks,
> Michael

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