[syslinux] Configuration guide for Syslinux/PXElinux neede.
mailsanmich at gmx.li
Sat Jan 29 09:26:26 PST 2005
> There are the few points I had no answer:
> - how do you tell where is the initrd image? - I found at last that
> pxelinux.0 reads it from the kernel 'append' line, what is far to be obvious.
> - how do I tell it to get kernel IP configuration from the initial dhcp
> configuration, i.e. equivalent to 'ip=rom' with mknbi-linux?
see syslinux.doc or http://syslinux.zytor.com/faq.php
the name of the option is IPAPPEND
> - some equivalent to 'vga=extended' on lilo?
I use APPEND VGA=791 for a resolution of 1024x768
> - boot menus - nice feature, but how to configure that? few examples?
There are 2 different boot menus. A simple one (menu.c32) and a more
sophisticated one by Murali (see README.menu for examples & details).
Both of them are comboot modules.
> - and everything else of how to use this really nice loader.
some interesting things:
you can access files on different TFTP servers with
Peter is working on an option that loads a new configuration file.
> I managed for now to more or less install it and may wait a bit for config
> options/examples. so no need to lose time to reply this letter, but everyone
> will profit if you put some config guide on web.
I have just checked the documentation again: It is up to date but the
website is not. AFAIK the website is maintained by David Weekly, so I
hope he will update it soon.
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