>> >I'm still a little confused, how the improvement came from out of version >> >4.2.9 to 4.2.10 and why it isn't able to tftp ... >> >> I think it was random. It could have just as easily become worse if the >> wrong part of the stack was destroyed. >> >> What about other models of NICs, do they have the same problem? If they >> do then it's a strong possibility that the BIOS is using some memory >> just under 640k. > >Hm, I tried a NE2000-PCI clone (rtl8029) with 4.2.9 etherboot, no problem >with ps2 mouse ... tftp starts and systems works fine. Other NICs were not >at hand. I have one report from Petr Kristof that RTL8139 works for him. I forgot to ask you if you removed all the extra #defines when compiling the RTL8139 ROM image, if the footprint is close to or > 32kB it may cause heap/stack collision with unpredictable results. =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: Ken Yap <email@example.com> To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in it's body to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have problems with this list, send a mail to email@example.com.
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