AW: AW: [syslinux] grub in the mbr

Maximilian Ebert max.ebert at
Sun Oct 10 14:26:02 PDT 2004

What doeas -s really do? Does it change something in the mbr oder in the
first 512 bytes of the fat partion?


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: H. Peter Anvin [mailto:hpa at] 
Gesendet: 10 October 2004 10:58 PM
An: Maximilian Ebert
Cc: syslinux at
Betreff: Re: AW: [syslinux] grub in the mbr

Maximilian Ebert wrote:
> Okay that’s working but.....
> Hehe
> In my amilo m 7400 its working without prob and my desktop board asus 
> p4s533 also but my dell inspirion laptop hangs after the message 
> [SYSLINUX.........] before the bootmanager really appears. The usb 
> stick led is blinking the hole time like if he is searching something. Any

Sounds like a BIOS bug of some kind; try syslinux -s.


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