[syslinux] isolinux bug?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sun Jul 7 16:22:03 PDT 2002

Izzy Blacklock wrote:
> Please forgive me if this is a known issue or "feature".  I didn't notice 
> anything in the list archives or the docs, so I'm assuming this is a bug.
> I was attempting to create a bootable LFS cd using the instructions found at 
> http://hints.linuxfromscratch.org/hints/boot-cd_easy.txt. I wasn't following 
> the steps exactly as I had some personal changes I wanted to make.  One of 
> them was the name of my kernel image.  This is where I found the bug(?).
> Instead of using lfskernel for the name as Thomas outlined in his 
> instructions, I chose to use "vmlinuz-lfs".  I put the kernel in the isolinux 
> directory with this name and modified the isolinux.cfg as follows:

That name is too long to remain unchanged by mkisofs unless mkisofs is
passed the -l option.

Mount your CD-ROM or ISO image using -o norock,nojoliet to see the
filenames the way ISOLINUX sees them.


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