[syslinux] PXELINUX "Fancy" advanced menu question

Murali (முரளி கணபதி) murali at google.com
Thu Mar 6 11:38:58 PST 2008

On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 3:34 AM, Bogdan Maryniuck <b.maryniuck at gmail.com>

> On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 6:59 PM, Ryan McLean <ryanm at accelrys.com> wrote:
> > I have a top level menu, that lists by generic distro Redhat as, Redhat
> es,
> > Redhat ws, redhat server.. etc..  (this is a slight fib as this is
> actually
> > a windows RIS server) that option calls another menu that lists 3 x86, 3
> > x86_64, 3 ia64, 4 x86,.. etc (this menu is the first PXELinux menu)
> >  that then calls my final menu which contains the distros, eg Redhat 4.0
> > x86,  Redhat 4.1 x86... etc
> > This then calls the correct boot parameters.
> Thank you for the reply.
> Yes, I understand that. Vesamenu works for me very nice. But I want
> have that text-based with dialogs one. It am fine with recompiling, as
> you basically should just change the text file and "make" it again. Which
> is not very bad.
> Everything is fine, except... it does not execute anything. Is there no
> people
> who actually use it?..

Note to self: Reply below... (Sorry for the duplicate post)

Instead of using it under PXELINUX can you try using it under ISOLINUX? This
should tell us if the problem is caused by PXELINUX or menu system itself.

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