[ipxe-devel] FATAL: int13_eltorito: call with AX=4d00. Please report

Shao Miller sha0.miller at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 00:23:48 UTC 2013

On 1/1/2013 15:18, Robin Smidsrød wrote:
> Anyone seen this before?
> https://dl.dropbox.com/u/354628/iPXE%20sanboot%20issue%202013-01-01.png
> This is my script:
> #!ipxe
> sanhook ${base-iscsi}:${hostname}.boot.windows7
> sanboot --no-describe --drive 0xa0
> In the CDROM is Windows Ultimate x64 English.
> Trying drive 0x81 doesn't work either, and using etdump in DOS to try
> and dump out which device is my CDROM doesn't seem to yield anything
> (all devices return a signature of only zeros).
> I'm running inside VirtualBox 4.2.0.
> etdump: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/354628/freedos-etdump-floppy.img
> Where does the error come from, VirtualBox or the Windows MBR? I'm going
> to assume VirtualBox, as it usually says FATAL: INT18 FAILED when it is
> missing a boot device.
> Using checkout 717279a from 6 weeks ago, which seems to be the newest
> commit.

I'm pretty sure that this is from VirtualBox' BIOS.  Does it give the 
same error message when you boot the DVD without any iPXE involvement?

ETDump can only be expected to give useful results if the CD/DVD was 
actually booted.

- Shao Miller

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