[syslinux] Syslinux ignores timeout parameter

Josef Siemes jsiemes at web.de
Sun Mar 31 06:12:04 PST 2002


"Matthias Hunstig" <mhauktion at gmx.net> schrieb am 30.03.02:
> I use Syslog on a 486/66 Fli4L-DSL-Router in our family LAN. When the router
> started today, Syslinux asked for "boot:", which it had never done before.
> The Timeout parameter was set to 0. I have also tried to run it without any
> timeout parameter in syslinux.cfg, still the same problem.
> Do you have any idea what might be the reason for Syslinux to wait for
> input?

If any modifier key (Shift, Control, Alt) is pressed syslinux (also
pxelinux and isolinux AFAIK) does this. Maybe your keyboard has
some stuck keys?



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