[syslinux] Making isolinux boot menu: problems

Didier Spaier didier at slint.fr
Mon Aug 26 04:51:14 PDT 2019

Hello Brian,

On 26/08/2019 13:20, Brian Peregrine via Syslinux wrote:
> We're currently working on a custom distro which would have an
> isolinux boot menu.
> We're currently not able to make it work, and are looking for a good
> example of an isolinux/ directory of an iso with such a boot menu. If
> anyone knows one (on github, ...) please let us know.

They are plenty!

The one I most recently come across is Anarchy Linux:

I has a nice installer, by the way.

Indeed you can also have a look to the Debian installer.

Just mount a recent installation ISO to check.

> Also, we think that there is either something missing from the
> instructions over at
> https://wiki.syslinux.org/wiki/index.php?title=Menu
> or the instructions were not completely clear and we misunderstood
> something there. So, perhaps these instructions can be checked and
> corrected (or partially rewritten).

Just stating that something is missing or not completely doesn't
help to find which enhancements could be needed.

Please be more specific.

Best regards,


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