[syslinux] Syslinux on PPC

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sun Nov 21 19:55:40 PST 2004

Shalev NessAiver wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to get syslinux to work on my PPC machine. Now before you start 
> yelling that it doesn't work and will never work just listen:
> I have a usb flash drive that I want to make bootable for linux (DSL). The 
> only system I have right now that has linux is PPC - but the usb drive is 
> meant for an x86 system. So basically, I want to be able to run the 'syslinux' 
> command on my PPC to make the usb stick bootable for an x86 system.
> Is this possible? Can I just compile the sources myself on the PPC system?

Probably; you might have to mess with the Makefiles somewhat, but in 
theory it should work.  You might have to compile NASM for PPC.


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