[syslinux] if too many files in cd main directory isolinux don't boot CD

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Dec 30 13:48:08 PST 2002

Josef Siemes wrote:
> Hi,
> "Redakcja Linux Kurs - Konrad Komada" <konrad at linuxkurs.pl> schrieb am 29.12.02 17:05:58:
>>Why if too many files on cd in main directory isolinux don't boot CD?
> Please describe your problem in detail. Perhaps you have problems with the iso filenames,
> perhaps it's a bug in some firmware or something else. We can't guess.
> Consider that isolinux doesn't use rockridge or joliet filenames, but only iso 9660 filenames.
> You can verify these e.g. by mounting the CD with the norock option.

Specifically "norock,nojoliet" option.

That being said, is *IS* possible that there is a bug which only affects 
large directories, but we need way more detail for that...


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