[ipxe-devel] Issue when booting linux kernels when in UEFI mode

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Fri Jul 29 18:19:54 UTC 2016

On 29/07/16 18:56, James A. Peltier wrote:
> | Could you try temporarily reverting
> |
> |    http://git.ipxe.org/ipxe.git/commitdiff/757ab98
> |
> | and see if that fixes your Dell systems?
> |
> | I have had several reports of that commit (which is required for ARM
> | support) causing problems on some x86 systems.  Unfortunately I have not
> | been able to reproduce the problem myself.
> Okay, so I did a git revert 757ab98 followed by a git commit -a -m "revert to 757ab98" and the compile fails with the error
> interface/efi/efi_timer.c:100: error: expected identifier or ‘(’ before ‘<<’ token
> interface/efi/efi_timer.c:149:19: error: invalid suffix "ab98..." on integer constant

The revert could not apply cleanly since there was another intermediate 
commit which touched the same file.  From a clean copy of the current 
master, try instead:

   git revert 694c18a
   git revert 757ab98


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