[ipxe-devel] 486 with a Realtek 8139

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Sun May 16 20:04:37 UTC 2021

On 16/05/2021 21:04, Nikolai Zhubr wrote:
> Ok, no need for a floppy actually. Apparently the "boot partition" 
> method is still usable as long as disk partitioning was performed 
> carefully (I ran Msdos' fdisk utility on this same board to add a 
> partition so as to avoid possible conflicts with BIOS' geometry settings).
> The result is a total hang with no message displayed whatsoever and Caps 
> Lock not responding.
> I'm quite sure loading from disk is successfull, because from my 
> previous attempts I know an error message would be displayed in case of 
> a read failure.

Thanks for testing.  Next step is probably to try building with 


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