[syslinux] SYSLINUX: Neither prompt nor menu?

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 19:16:38 PDT 2014

On Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 9:42 PM, Rene Herman <rene.herman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 31-03-14 02:48, Ady wrote:
>> First, in the 5+ versions of Syslinux, the shift/alt keys are indeed
>> not working as expected. This is a bug (among several issues related
>> to keyboard functionality).
> Thanks for the reply. I assumed the keys not working would be specific to my
> straight-booting wish, but playing around with the suggestions that you
> provided, I see it's indeed more general.
> Given that you confirmed it to be a bug, I'll stick with LILO for now. This
> seems rather vital to have functioning correctly.

Here's a quick workaround that may suit your goals

Let's assume we want 'm' for our menu key instead:

== syslinux.cfg ==
UI menu.c32

LABEL main
  MENU LABEL ^main
  CONFIG main.cfg

LABEL abort

main.cfg would then contain you real config.


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