[syslinux] switch config file name in LILO-style "boot:"
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Sat Jan 24 13:00:15 PST 2009
Sean Lv wrote:
> Here, I answer my own question.
> In LILO-style boot stage, it can use menu.c32 or vesamenu.c32 appending the
> config file. For example,
> /module/menu.c32 /pxelinux.cfg/debug
> /module/vesamenu.c32 /pxelinux.cfg/debug
> But I believe it is NOT same as normal pxelinux boot process(no shift key
> holding during boot). Because the normal process does not rely on either
> menu.c32 or vesamenu.c32.
> Any document describe this?
Not really, but the menu system definitely should work.
There isn't, right now, a way to load another configuration file without
a helper .c32 file. Writing one that just loads a config file would be
very easy, I just haven't had time to do so.
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.
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