[Soekris] PXE Tiny screen

Thomas Albech soekris at nixtech.net
Tue Dec 8 15:27:19 UTC 2009


Hi everyone,

I dug out this old thread from the mailing list since I am now affected
by the same bug. Has anyone found anything new regarding this.

The same problem occur on both a 4501 and a 5501

Thanks in advance,
Thomas Albech


On Mon, 2008-08-25 at 00:12 +0200, Johannes Bauer wrote:
> Hi list,
> 
> I'm trying to PXE boot a 4801 with 1.33 BIOS. It boots up alright, DHCP 
> and TFTP work, but then the console output is crippled to a 1x15 
> character line. How can I change this? Here's what it looks like:
> 
> ----8<--------8<--------8<--------8<--------8<--------8<--------8<----
>  > boot f0
> 
> NSC DP83815/DP83816 Fast Ethernet UNDI, v1.03 
> 
> Copyright (C) 2002, 2003 National Semiconductor Corporation
> All rights reserved.
> 
> Pre-boot eXecution Environment  PXE-2.0 (build 082)
> Copyright (C) 1997-2000  Intel Corporation
> 
> 
> CLIENT MAC ADDR: 00 00 24 C2 3F E0
> CLIENT IP: 192.168.1.9  MASK: 255.255.255.0  DHCP IP: 192.168.1.36 
> 
> GATEWAY IP: 192.168.1.1
> memtestux.cfg/d 
> 
> ----8<--------8<--------8<--------8<--------8<--------8<--------8<----
> 
> The very last line:
> memtestux.cfg/d
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> 
> Is where all output (boot.txt and so on) appears. I know that it's 
> getting the correct output as I have logged the minicom transfer and 
> that looks fine. Only output is scrambled.
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
> Regards,
> Johannes
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