[syslinux] graphics & text in Syslinux/Isolinux

Hugh Woods woodse at ohio.edu
Wed Mar 20 10:35:10 PST 2002

I have a question that I was wondering if you could help me with.  I am 
using version 1.67 ISOLINUX.BIN on a bootable cd-rom.  I load a graphic 
image with Ctrl-X filename and this works.  I have used both a custom image 
that I made and also your penguin image from your sample.  The problem is 
when I hit enter, the cd-rom spins starts decompressing the ramdisk image 
and once I get into the shell, I have no colors.  I have a black screen 
with what appears to be black text.  I know commands are still executing 
but I have no display.  I have tried everything I can think of at this 
point to return to "text" mode but nothing seems to work.  This includes 
running the reset command, echoing VT100 codes to the screen.  We also 
tried using Ctrl-Y and Ctrl-W in the boot.msg file after the graphic image 
call to no avail as well.

Can you think of anything we might need to change or try?


Hugh Woods

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