[syslinux] when to rerun syslinux

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Jan 28 12:55:52 PST 2005

Andreas Schweitzer wrote:
> Hi,
> I looked through the documentation (and searching the archives
> was a bit hard), but I'm still not sure. Under what circumstances
> do I need to rerun the installer, e.g.
>   syslinux /dev/sda1
> for installation of syslinux on a USB drive.
> If I copy and/or move ldlinux.sys ? I would guess, yes.


> If I copy and/or move syslinux.cfg ? Not sure.


> If I edit syslinux.cfg ? Probably not.
>  (even if I extend it so much that it covers
>   several entries in the FAT ? and what if the editor
>   creates a new instance of the file and deletes the old
>   one ?)



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