[syslinux] How to use syslinux(isolinux, etc.) for EFI?

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Dec 13 15:46:50 PST 2013

On 12/12/2013 04:21 AM, Gene Cumm wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 9:22 PM, 何焜 <kun.he at cs2c.com.cn> wrote:
>>  When we meet UEFI or EFI firmware, lots of linux os release use
>> GRUB bootloader. But I wanna use isolinux to boot the installation
>> environment and also the linux os installed. Some question puzzled me. Now,
>> I look for your help:
>>  1. I didn't found information about how to use
>> syslinux(isolinux,etc.) in uefi. I wanna know that are there some
>> differences of the isolinux configuration between legacy bios ande efi and
>> what are they?
> To my knowledge, you can't boot syslinux.efi from ISO at this time.
> I've tried to no avail (and this should be a bug in the bugzilla).

Hum... it *should* work, at least with the proper ISO mastering options.
 We might need to figure out the proper recipe, though.


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