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authorhpa <hpa>2004-12-20 16:12:28 +0000
committerhpa <hpa>2004-12-20 16:12:28 +0000
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Update some documentation
-rw-r--r--NEWS2
-rw-r--r--isolinux.doc2
-rw-r--r--syslinux.doc9
3 files changed, 11 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index ea912aac..89fa5bb1 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -16,6 +16,8 @@ Changes in 2.20:
compressed format, which means that a lot more labels are
permitted (500-1000 in a typical configuration, but depends
on the complexity.)
+ * EXTLINUX: New derivative, which boots from an ext2/ext3
+ filesystem.
Changes in 2.13:
* MEMDISK: Fix command-line parsing "brown paper bag" class
diff --git a/isolinux.doc b/isolinux.doc
index f8eed038..65565670 100644
--- a/isolinux.doc
+++ b/isolinux.doc
@@ -67,6 +67,8 @@ debugging messages enabled. If you are having problems with ISOLINUX,
I would greatly appreciate if you could try out the debugging version
(isolinux-debug.bin) and let me know what it reports.
+YOU MAY WANT TO CONSIDER USING THE DEBUGGING VERSION BY DEFAULT.
+
++++ NOTE ON THE CONFIG FILE DIRECTORY ++++
diff --git a/syslinux.doc b/syslinux.doc
index e7f58985..4def331a 100644
--- a/syslinux.doc
+++ b/syslinux.doc
@@ -161,8 +161,13 @@ LABEL label
specified in the global section of the file (before the first
LABEL command.) The default for "image" is the same as
"label", and if no APPEND is given the default is to use the
- global entry (if any). Up to 64 LABEL entries are permitted
- (for SYSLINUX, 128 LABEL entries.)
+ global entry (if any).
+
+ Starting with version 2.20, LABEL statements are compressed
+ internally, therefore the maximum number of LABEL statements
+ depends on their complexity. Typical is around 600. SYSLINUX
+ will print an error message if the internal memory for labels
+ is overrun.
Note that LILO uses the syntax:
image = mykernel