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linyongting
October 22nd, 2007, 01:58 PM
As we know, syslinux is a usful tool for creating a boot setor which is similar with lilo.

You can create a bootable usb trick like that:
syslinux /dev/sdb (assuming /dev/sdb is the path of Usb trick)

than create a file named as syslinux.cfg, its content is something like that:
DISPLAY title.txt
LABEL linux
kernel vmlinuz
append initrd=initrd.gz ramdisk_size=10240

syslinux combined with syslinux.cfg qualified USB trick as bootable.

But I don't what it do when run syslinux /deb/sdb

why?

Raphaff
July 12th, 2008, 11:48 PM
As we know, syslinux is a usful tool for creating a boot setor which is similar with lilo.

You can create a bootable usb trick like that:
syslinux /dev/sdb (assuming /dev/sdb is the path of Usb trick)

than create a file named as syslinux.cfg, its content is something like that:
DISPLAY title.txt
LABEL linux
kernel vmlinuz
append initrd=initrd.gz ramdisk_size=10240

syslinux combined with syslinux.cfg qualified USB trick as bootable.

But I don't what it do when run syslinux /deb/sdb

why?

Hi !
I have been running around trying to understand all this things syslinux.cfg , vmlinux , inirtd.gz , isolinux.cfg. For what i see a lot of types on how to boot from differnt types of media..

What i need, if possible is: can you say where why can find the right initrd.gz , the right vmlinuz , the right sys linux or can u do a little guide !


If you want to give a brief explanation on how does various unix dists, .iso, or pendrives boot would be great.

Thanks much appreciated.

:(:popcorn::)