[syslinux] Boot messages on VT

Josef Siemes jsiemes at web.de
Thu Jan 31 10:11:32 PST 2002


> I am using  with success SYSLINUX-1.48 to boot a CD-Rom in order to realize
> an automatic installation of Linux.
> Actually all messages during the boot step are displayed on VGA screen. In
> the operational version, we have only a VT on COM1.

In the meantime (1.66 is the newest version) there were some 
enhancements to the serial port support. Perhaps you could give 
this version a try. 

BTW, there's also isolinux that enables you to boot without a 
floppy image.



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