[syslinux] Manually installing syslinux?

Luis.F.Correia Luis.F.Correia at seg-social.pt
Wed Jun 30 08:57:46 PDT 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Bartos [mailto:spam99 at 2thebatcave.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2004 4:17 PM
> To: Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha
> Cc: syslinux at zytor.com
> Subject: Re: [syslinux] Manually installing syslinux?
> Importance: High
> Is what the syslinux install does really all that 
> complicated?  I would
> have thought there wouldn't be much too the actual install.
> So no one actually has any thoughts on my actual question of 
> doing this
> process manually?
> I have thought this through quite a bit, and just wanted to 
> know if there
> was a (stable) way to install the syslinux bootloader without 
> using the
> compiled syslinux installer.
> I realize that there are other potential options, but I wanted to know
> about this one first as it would seem to be the simplest & cleanest
> solution.
> Does anyone actually have any idea/info for the original question?

Nick, we may not understand what your problem is.

You say that you have managed to compile syslinux statically.
This is all you will ever need to do.

How far did you go with your tests, in which you can proove that this
process is wrong?
Please point out an actual problem and not just a 'what if' type of


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