[syslinux] using menu's to boot kernels
aaron.mcsorley at amd.com
Mon Jul 26 10:51:50 PDT 2004
Is there anything I might break by changing the action string length in menu.h,
how high could it safely go.
#define ACTIONLEN 256 // Maximum length of an action string
On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Murali Krishnan Ganapathy wrote:
> add_item("User Text",
> "Status Bar Information",
> "kernel initrd=xyz any additional appendable options",0);
> This should do it.
> If you look into complex.com, the isolinux commandline is built up
> dynamically, based on user selections (checkboxes and radiomenus).
> complex.com also uses some features which can help securely boot (i.e.
> users cannot type in their own arguments).
> - Murali
> James_Martin at ao.uscourts.gov wrote:
>> I've now been able to test the simple.com in dosemu, worked fine. We
>> provide a CD that has multiple kickstart configurations on it and users
>> are prompted as to what type of server they want to build based upon the
>> isolinux.cfg selections. My goal is to use Murlai's menuing system
>> instead because the large number of configs is taking too much screen real
>> Looking at simple.c I see entries like:
>> add_item("Linux Rescue","linresc",OPT_RUN,"linresc",0);
>> So I suppose I need to add an item to the menu that specifies a kernel and
>> it's appendeable options (like isolinux.cfg).. How do I accomplish this?
>> I know it's probably a simple answer as but...
>> James S. Martin, RHCE
>> Administrative Office of the United States Courts
>> Washington, DC
>> (202) 502-2394
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