[syslinux] Correction on HOWTO Page

Ady ady-sf at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 2 19:26:52 PST 2015

> Hi all,
> I'm new to this mailing list. I was just making use of syslinux, by 
> following the HOWTO at this page and heading:
> http://www.syslinux.org/wiki/index.php/HowTos#How_to_Create_a_Bootable_USB:_For_Linux
> Under that heading, where the text cites the 'syslinux/linux' directory, 
> there is no syslinux executable, even after building the source code 
> using the make command. There is, however, a syslinux executable under 
> 'syslinux/bios/linux', and that's the one I used successfully. I hope 
> I'm not missing something and making a horrible mistake.

The paths (might) vary, depending on the version of Syslinux being 
used. Moreover, Syslinux-related packages also vary depending on 
distro, so the exact location of the installers are different in each 
Linux installation.

Several Linux distributions have/promote their own documentation and 
auxiliary tools related to Syslinux.

For upstream official locations, see:


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