[arch-releng] [RFC] [archiso] Unify syslinux config files.
sh at lutzhaase.com
Fri Nov 25 23:23:33 EST 2011
On 11/25/2011 11:55 PM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
> On 11/25/2011 07:24 PM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> 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.
> You are welcome!
>>> 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.
> OMG!, was my fault!
> syslinux works different than extlinux!
> 1) Device must not be mounted, before running syslinux (like in extlinux)
> 2) -d DIRECTORY is relative to root directory of the drive, so the
> _right_ command is
> # syslinux -i -d arch/boot/syslinux /dev/loop0p1
> Wow, extlinux on fat32! great, I never know! Thanks you!
> So... is working!
> pushing this to master when next version of mkinitpcio hits [core].
When it does, can you update the wiki accordingly please?
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