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FS#62235 - [syslinux] HDT (Hardware Detection Tool) broken

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Andrew Shark (ashark) - Friday, 05 April 2019, 01:32 GMT
Last edited by Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi (djgera) - Tuesday, 09 April 2019, 15:08 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Anatol Pomozov (anatolik)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


In current ArchLinux iso (2019.04.01) when you boot in legacy mode and choose Hardware Information (HDT) in syslinux menu, then it fails to boot with the message:
Undef symbol FAIL: exp
Failed to load libgpl.c32
Failed to load COM32 file boot/syslinux/hdt.c32

I have tested it using archived iso files:
2018.08.01 - ok
2018.09.01 - fail
The only related change I see in releng is but it seems that it was not cause.
So probably it is upstream syslinux bug.
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Closed by  Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi (djgera)
Tuesday, 09 April 2019, 15:08 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#59987 
Comment by Andrew Shark (ashark) - Friday, 05 April 2019, 02:55 GMT
Workaround suggested here worked for me: just used a libgpl.c32 from 2018.08.01 iso.
Comment by Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi (djgera) - Monday, 08 April 2019, 02:28 GMT
  • Field changed: Attached to Project (Release Engineering → Arch Linux)
  • Field changed: Summary (HDT (Hardware Detection Tool) is broken since 2018.09.01 release → [syslinux] HDT (Hardware Detection Tool) broken)
nothing to to with archiso