[arch-releng] [RFC] [archiso] Unify syslinux config files.

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Nov 25 17:24:00 EST 2011

Am 25.11.2011 22:01, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
> This is a reworks of my previous RFC but with changes proposed by Thomas (plus other changes).

Very cool, thanks.

> Boot as:
> * (isolinux) cdrom and cdrom-hibrid-disk: OK
> * (pxelinux) TFTP and HTTP: OK
> * (extlinux) /arch and /pepe: OK
> * (syslinux) /arch and /coco: OK, but see note (@)
> (@) Due bug in mmove (from mtools), ldlinux.sys install fails:
> (install also fails with real devices like /dev/sdX, unrelated to loop)
> # syslinux -i -d /mnt/loop/arch/boot/syslinux /dev/loop1p1
> s:/mnt/loop/arch/boot/syslinux/ldlinux.sys: no match for target
> syslinux: warning: unable to move ldlinux.sys

You can use extlinux on FAT32, too (nowadays, it is just a different
installer of syslinux). You don't need mtools/syslinux at all if you can
mount the device.

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