[syslinux] PXELINUX and PowerSave Mode ...

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Oct 28 09:46:25 PST 2003

Martin G. Rathmayer wrote:
> Josef Siemes wrote:
>> Take the second approach, use 'default powersave' and 'timeout 6000' 
>> (for 10 minutes
>> timeout), and 'label l' for your operating system. This would mean 
>> your users
>> should type 'l <enter>' for starting the system, otherwise your 'label 
>> powersave' would
>> be loaded. Maybe you could also present some meaningful message to the 
>> user for doing this.
> We have tried this, but our students are be used to press only return.
> We can not change this behaviour. So it would be better for us to add
> a feature 'timeoutlabel' or something similar.

That seems like a reasonable request.  Basically, one should be able to 
have a timeout command which is not the same as the default command.

I will put this on my short list.


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