[syslinux] Re: Grub to Syslinux
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Mon May 10 23:22:53 PDT 2004
Paul G Rogers wrote:
>>That should work, *IF*:
>>a) hda5 is a FAT12/16 filesystem;
>>b) hda5 is <= cyl 1024.
> I got thinking booting off a logical partition might not be allowed, so I
> changed the LEAF/Bering logical partition to a primary, hda4. Then I ran
> "syslinux d:" from a Win98SE DOS-box to (try to) initialize the
> partition's boot record. And added this from a DOS/Windows example to
> title LEAF/Bering via syslinux
> hide (hd0,0)
> unhide (hd0,3)
> rootnoverify (hd0,3)
> chainloader +1
> But the boot failed in grub. I'm also going the path of making grub boot
> LEAF-Bering directly, and I seem to have that part-way to working.
As far as syslinux is concerned, it shouldn't make any difference, and
all the hide/unhide/makeactive is redundant, too.
I can't comment on LEAF/Bering.
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