[syslinux] Automatic boot menu?
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Thu Aug 29 13:19:34 PDT 2013
On 08/29/2013 07:47 AM, Jeffrey Hutzelman wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-08-29 at 06:14 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> One of the main reasons for the code restructuring into ELF libraries is
>> that we should be able to set up configurations in memory. There are
>> two ways we could do that... either by manipulating the menu data
>> structures and just making them persistent, or by introducing a concept
>> of "in-memory files" which persist across modules.
>> Which one would you think would be easier? The downside of the latter
>> is that the existing menu structure would not be available, but the
>> upside is that we wouldn't be introducing a whole new interface...
> It would also provide considerable flexibility for other uses...
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