[arch-dev-public] syslinux update to 5.01

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Fri Feb 1 11:13:01 EST 2013

On 01/31/2013 12:09 PM, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
> Hi,
> ok syslinux 5.0 series should come to testing again.
> The problem with this release:
> You need to copy all .c32 modules to your /boot/syslinux path.
> - Those who used our shipped install script, will end up in a none menu
> based syslinux shell.
> - Manual installers need to do the same or it will stay on the old version.
> I think manual installers should know how to update a major version from
> syslinux.
> Do we need a install message? And yes what should it mention?
> Thanks for your input on this task.
> greetings
> tpowa

I reported described issues to syslinux mailing list (looks like need
approval, so I can not paste links now)

I still more time to research and report why PXE (gpxelinux.0) is broken
with 5.01 (does not found UI or DEFAULT directive in config file).

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
\cos^2\alpha + \sin^2\alpha = 1

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