[ipxe-devel] BUG: no shell, except when compiling with DEBUG

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Fri Jan 10 23:16:38 UTC 2014

On 06/01/14 23:33, Andrew Engelbrecht wrote:
> <snip>
> dhcp and ping commands work in debug mode. if i don't use the debug
> option, i always get stuck at
>> iPXE initializing devices...
> upon loading by coreboot.
> <snip>
> maybe in the non-debug mode, iPXE is stricter about warnings and freezes
> instead of giving a shell or dying. or maybe the debug flag alters the
> flow of execution.

There are no extra checks in debug mode.  I don't know why your are 
seeing this behaviour.  Given that you are loading from coreboot, I 
suspect that may be part of the problem.  Can you reproduce this issue 
on a non-coreboot platform?


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