[syslinux] Local boot problem

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Nov 10 09:55:11 PST 2003

Pawel Oleksik wrote:
> OK, I found the reason. I've set in BIOS that the only device to boot 
> from was NIC.
> Unfortunately, LOCALBOOT backs exactly to BIOS and it is not possible to 
> make it to boot from
> other specified device, i.e. hda1.
> So, there is one question that is important to me. In what way I could 
> boot from any pointed partition?

No; this is a frequently requested feature, however, and I'll try to get 
around to implementing it.

It'd be better if you set your BIOS to fall back to HD boot if NIC boot 
fails, though.


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