[ipxe-devel] iMac 2007 silently fails booting kernel

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Thu Dec 31 16:17:01 UTC 2015

On 31/12/15 15:51, Linus Lüssing wrote:
> So after the iMac 2007 boots an ipxe.efi through Clonezilla fine,
> including the menu if the background PNG is disabled, I am not
> able to boot a Linux kernel yet, though.
> I get the echoed line "Booting ..." configured in the menu,
> I get a "... ok" for both the kernel and initrd but then nothing
> else happens.
> I am able to boot the exact same 64-bit GRML with the same iPXE
> config on the AMD Sempron just fine. Same for a Debian Sid with an
> NFS root.
> Any idea what might be going wrong or how to get additional debug
> information here?

What output do you get from an "imgstat" command immediately before the 
"boot" command in your script?


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