[syslinux] SAY command (mis)behaviour?

nfb notfreebeer at disroot.org
Thu Nov 1 14:32:06 PDT 2018

On Thu, Nov 01, 2018 at 04:51:46PM +0000, Ady Ady via Syslinux wrote:
> > ...
> > Now, is it normal that _every_ SAY command is executed no matter which
> > LABEL block is being booted?
> Indeed, "SAY" is a "global" directive, not a "per-label" directive.

Oh thanks, this is what i was suspecting... that was the missing piece

> ...
> There are several ways to circumvent this limitation, but any of those 
> could be thought of "over-complicated" for your very simple goal.
> ...

Thank you for your fast and in-depth reply, and for the practical
example. I think i will dig deeper into the modules part of the wiki,
which i skipped when i first configured the bootloader some time
Also, i much appreciated the offtopic tips ;)

Thanks again and all the best!

free as in freedom, not free beer

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