[syslinux] Isolinux bug: CD bootsector support broken

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Feb 8 09:22:32 PST 2006

Michael_E_Brown at Dell.com wrote:
> Random additional comment:
> 	I would have thought that you could use this feature to 
> chainload isolinux from isolinux, but after trying this, it doesn't
> work. The new version fails. (I thought it might save time to burn
> an image with 3.02 and have chainload menus for every intermediate
> version to check, rather than having to reburn my cdrw with every 
> new version.

Well, it would work, but only if you could get mkisofs to update the 
metadata written into the alternate isolinux.bin files.  In fact, if you 
could do that, you could also get it to use an alternate root directory.


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