[arch-general] syslinux 6.01-1 issues

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Jul 5 14:26:53 EDT 2013

Am 05.07.2013 20:24, schrieb Karol Blazewicz:
> I'm using syslinux for my bootloader. I'm using BIOS, not UEFI, on a
> 32-bit system.
> After updating syslinux 5.10-3 -> 6.01-1 the modules' symlinks in
> /boot/syslinux didn't get updated and still point to
> /usr/lib/syslinux/ instead of to /usr/lib/syslinux/bios e.g. menu.c32
> -> /usr/lib/syslinux/menu.c32 which prevents the syslinux menu from
> appearing on boot (modules not found).
> Running '# /usr/bin/syslinux-install_update -i -a -m' doesn't help.
> Should I remove all the symlinks from /boot/syslinux and only copy the
> needed files back? I didn't install syslinux manually so i don't know
> why should I have to do this. Did I miss / misunderstand something?

The install script needs an update. Just remove the .c32 and
 ln -s /usr/lib/syslinux/bios/*.c32 .

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