Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 20:22:39 +0400 From: Vasiliy Kulikov <segoon@...nwall.com> To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: syslinux Solar, On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 06:47 +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 08:20:04PM +0400, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote: > > I've just committed ISOLINUX support for our ISOs. Please test it, > > all menu choises should work just fine. > > Doesn't work for me - when I choose any boot label, the menu simply > flashes and re-appears. AFAICS, it happens if the kernel image is damaged/absent. > When I press Tab and try to type a custom boot > line, it behaves either the same as the menu choices (returning me to > the menu) or in case I type the name of a symlink (e.g., /bin/sh, which > is a symlink to /bin/bash) in place of kernel image filename, it then > reports an error. All of this is in QEMU. The same (outdated) version > of QEMU boots another (non-Owl) ISO that also uses ISOLINUX (an older > version of it) just fine. I don't know if the same problem would be > seen on real hardware or in another VM - haven't tried yet. > > It is possible that I broke something with my additional changes after > yours, but I've already tried reverting many of those changes (in my > test ISO build tree) and it didn't make a difference. > > i686 and x86_64 behave the same (fail in the same way as above). > > Can you please try to build an ISO from Owl-current with my changes (as > currently committed) and see if it works for you? I've built an ISO with your changes - it works for me as good as my version did. $ qemu --version QEMU PC emulator version 0.12.3 (qemu-kvm-0.12.3), Copyright (c) 2003-2008 Fabrice Bellard $ qemu -boot d -cdrom Owl-current-20111029.iso open /dev/kvm: No such file or directory Could not initialize KVM, will disable KVM support pci_add_option_rom: failed to find romfile "pxe-rtl8139.bin" (Here it boots just fine.) -- Vasiliy Kulikov http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing environments
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