[syslinux] special meaning of '--' in pxelinux.cfg

Daniel Baumann daniel at debian.org
Wed Dec 23 10:04:22 PST 2009

H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> It's possible that the Debian initrd does something special with it.

jup; the debian-installer (not the installed system afterwards) cares.

anything that is passed after the '--' are appended to the default 
options for the installed system. everything before the '--' is only 
used by the installer itself.

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