[syslinux] Options -f and -r of syslinux

Ruslan Husnullin husnurus at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 04:20:59 PDT 2007

Hello, Peter!

I want to thank you for your great util syslinux! It works fine for me.
I discovered all web and package content, man's, but i didn't find info
about what are -f and -r options are used for.

When I start syslinux.exe in Windows, I get such help message:
Usage: syslinux.exe [-sfmar][-d directory] <drive>: [bootsecfile]

I know:
-s safe, slow, stupid version of loader, for old BIOSes
-m write MBR to device
-a make partition boot flag active

But -f and -r options are undocumented.

Thank you,
Ruslan from Russia.

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