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

Robin Smidsrød robin at smidsrod.no
Sun Nov 10 20:30:18 UTC 2013

On 08.11.2013 21:27, Thomas Mieslinger wrote:
> I have an older ipxe.lkrn which identifies itself as version "9361". It
> just works when loaded from pxelinux 4.03.
> I now compiled a new one with the last commit
> "c3d1e7869731c8cccb041ce05ee0ebbb3dc375d5". When it is chain loaded from
> pxelinux 4.03 a short message "Initializing Devices ..." is displayed
> and then Server (Dell PowerEdge R320) resets.
> Can you give me a hint how I reset my local git to "9361".

git checkout 9361 (hopefully that is enough of the commit id)

> Which Debug options should I set when I compile the current ipxe src to
> debug the "Initializing Devices ..."?

You should really try to do a git bisect to figure out which is the
commit that broke your build. Details on how to do that is on

Also, to figure out which driver you use, you need to run "ifstat" and
take note of the driver name mentioned.

-- Robin

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