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Re: [PATCH] Fix for PXE module

From: Alex Smith
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix for PXE module
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 07:26:01 +0000

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 3:37 AM, Bean <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 12:23 AM, Alex Smith <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> A while ago I submitted a bug to the GRUB bugtracker with a patch
>> attached to fix the PXE module
>> ( It doesn't seem to
>> have been noticed so I'm submitting it here too.
>> The PXE TFTP API only allows one open connection at any one time. The
>> PXE module in GRUB2 has code to handle this in some places, but in
>> other places (grub_pxefs_open and grub_pxefs_close) it is not handled,
>> causing errors. For example, when I try to insert the multiboot module
>> from PXE, that wants to insert the _multiboot module, resulting in the
>> PXE call failing because 2 connections are being made.
>> I've attached a patch which handles this properly in grub_pxefs_open()
>> and grub_pxefs_close(). With these changes made I can successfully
>> load GRUB2 from PXE, and boot a kernel.
> Hi,
> Thanks for the patch. It looks good to me, would you please add the
> changelog entry so that I can commit it to svn ?
> --
> Bean
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I've attached an updated copy of the patch with a ChangeLog entry.


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