[syslinux] Allowed code pages and encodings to write f0.txt through f1.txt?

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 02:40:01 PDT 2013

On Mar 27, 2013 4:00 AM, "Ady" <ady-sf at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > (1) Which character encodings can be used in message.txt and f1.txt
through f1O.txt?
> The default in the BIOS, mainly Code Page 437
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_page_437

865 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_page_865 (core/Makefile) for FAT*
long file names.  Otherwise, the user's PC's BIOS.

> In theory, in the cfg file you could potentially add a FONT directive
> and a .psf font file (see the official Syslinux package,
> .doc/syslinux.txt), but this method is very rarely used.

As documented (with minor corrections needed), it only works after the
directive is parsed (not certain about past versions).


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