[syslinux] Fallback to second menu entry, ONERROR looping Syslinux Digest, Vol 174, Issue 3

Torgeir.Wulfsberg at kongsberg.com Torgeir.Wulfsberg at kongsberg.com
Tue Sep 26 21:43:04 PDT 2017


I think thats the whole point with ONERROR.
We use it in PXELINUX with a reload label.

So we can reload pxelinux (ONERROR) if someone types something wrong “intall» instead of «install».


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Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:44:56 +0000
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Subject: [syslinux] Fallback to second menu entry, ONERROR looping

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I want to fallback to a second boot entry, if the kernel is missing for
the first entry.

So I through I could use ONERROR, but syslinux just continue to try
starting the first entry.

Am I doing something wrong? or can't this be done with syslinux?

default menu.c32
prompt 0

ONERROR live-generic

label grub
??? menu label ^Grub
??? menu default
??? linux /boot/grub/lnxboot.img
??? initrd /boot/grub/core.img

label live-generic
??? menu label ^Live (generic)
??? linux /live/vmlinuz
??? initrd /live/initrd.img
??? append boot=live quiet splash nonetworking

- Kristian Klausen


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