[syslinux] some ideas for the menu
Murali Krishnan Ganapathy
gmurali at cs.uchicago.edu
Mon Jun 14 13:34:56 PDT 2004
Alexander Heinz wrote:
> I have got few ideas for the menu and/ or syslinux:
> - there is a timeout feature before the menu starts but when the user
> chooses to enter the menu and does not make selection nothing happens
> (there is no timeout). What about a timeout feature inside the menu?
Interesting, and should be easy to implement. The user gives a procedure
which gets called, when the timeout happens. The user, can either quit
or do whatever.
> - what about changing the default kernel based on the current time?
> (e.g. boot local disk during the day and beowolf at night)
Trivial to do with a COMBOOT.
> - it is possible to return to the syslinux prompt from the menu (using
> the left arrow key). How can I disable that? (I want the user to make
> a selection.)
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