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authorH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2008-02-29 12:02:36 -0800
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2008-02-29 12:02:36 -0800
commitbe4cdf334ddc9bdf71e92b8a0f16a910ded7ae28 (patch)
parent7cfa9099ea0aa53c6e3a24c9902b141d0aca6369 (diff)
Document the file renaming from .doc -> .txt
6 files changed, 26 insertions, 25 deletions
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index d57ca1f5..d21fe777 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -17,12 +17,13 @@ Changes in 3.62:
low memory.
* Get rid of 4096-entry limit in the simple menu system.
* New hierarchial submenu support: see MENU BEGIN, MENU END,
- MENU GOTO in doc/menu.doc.
+ MENU GOTO in doc/menu.txt.
* MENU QUIT allows creating a menu entry for returning to the
command line.
* ISOLINUX: Work around bug in certain Adaptec BIOSes,
patch by Bruce Robson.
* pngtopnm dependency removed from samples/ directory.
+ * Text documentation files (in doc/) renamed *.doc -> *.txt.
Changes in 3.61:
* EXTLINUX: fix crash when accessing an empty file.
diff --git a/README b/README
index 72c5611d..0e92ea2e 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -1,14 +1,14 @@
See the files in the doc directory for documentation about SYSLINUX:
- syslinux.doc - Usage instructions; manual.
- distrib.doc - For creators of Linux distributions.
- pxelinux.doc - Documentation specific to PXELINUX.
- isolinux.doc - Documentation specific to ISOLINUX.
- extlinux.doc - Documentation specific to EXTLINUX.
- menu.doc - About the menu systems.
- usbkey.doc - About using SYSLINUX on USB keys.
- comboot.doc - About the extension API.
- memdisk.doc - Documentation about MEMDISK.
+ syslinux.txt - Usage instructions; manual.
+ distrib.txt - For creators of Linux distributions.
+ pxelinux.txt - Documentation specific to PXELINUX.
+ isolinux.txt - Documentation specific to ISOLINUX.
+ extlinux.txt - Documentation specific to EXTLINUX.
+ menu.txt - About the menu systems.
+ usbkey.txt - About using SYSLINUX on USB keys.
+ comboot.txt - About the extension API.
+ memdisk.txt - Documentation about MEMDISK.
Also see the files:
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ SYSLINUX now builds in a Linux environment, using nasm. You need nasm
version 0.98.39 or later to build SYSLINUX from source. See
http://nasm.sf.net/ for information about nasm.
-There is now a mailing list for SYSLINUX. See the end of syslinux.doc
+There is now a mailing list for SYSLINUX. See the end of syslinux.txt
for details.
diff --git a/doc/comboot.txt b/doc/comboot.txt
index 46afc64c..c4b0f076 100644
--- a/doc/comboot.txt
+++ b/doc/comboot.txt
@@ -452,7 +452,7 @@ AX=000Bh [2.00] Get Serial Console Configuration
Input: AX 000Bh
Output: DX serial port I/O base (e.g. 3F8h = COM1...)
CX baud rate divisor (1 = 115200 bps, 2 = 57600 bps...)
- BX flow control configuration bits (see syslinux.doc)
+ BX flow control configuration bits (see syslinux.txt)
-> bit 15 is set if the video console is disabled
If no serial port is configured, DX will be set to 0 and the
@@ -647,7 +647,7 @@ AX=0014h [3.10] Local boot [PXELINUX, ISOLINUX]
configuration file option. The parameter in DX is the same
parameter as would be entered after "localboot" in the
configuration file; this parameter is derivative-specific --
- see syslinux.doc for the definition.
+ see syslinux.txt for the definition.
AX=0015h [3.10] Get feature flags
diff --git a/doc/isolinux.txt b/doc/isolinux.txt
index 630ce1d8..95d24a3d 100644
--- a/doc/isolinux.txt
+++ b/doc/isolinux.txt
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ well (not tested.)
To create an image, create a directory called "isolinux" (or, if you
prefer, "boot/isolinux") underneath the root directory of your ISO
image master file tree. Copy isolinux.bin, a config file called
-"isolinux.cfg" (see syslinux.doc for details on the configuration
+"isolinux.cfg" (see syslinux.txt for details on the configuration
file), and all necessary files (kernels, initrd, display files, etc.)
into this directory, then use the following command to create your ISO
image (add additional options as appropriate, such as -J or -R):
diff --git a/doc/pxelinux.txt b/doc/pxelinux.txt
index e8c1ed04..6658fa54 100644
--- a/doc/pxelinux.txt
+++ b/doc/pxelinux.txt
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ PROM for many network cards.
PXELINUX operates in many ways like SYSLINUX. If you are not familiar
-with SYSLINUX, read syslinux.doc first, since this documentation only
+with SYSLINUX, read syslinux.txt first, since this documentation only
explains the differences.
On the TFTP server, create the directory "/tftpboot", and copy the
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ following files to it:
any kernel or initrd images you want to boot
Finally, create the directory "/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg". The
-configuration file (equivalent of syslinux.cfg -- see syslinux.doc for
+configuration file (equivalent of syslinux.cfg -- see syslinux.txt for
the options here) will live in this directory. Because more than one
system may be booted from the same server, the configuration file name
depends on the IP address of the booting machine. PXELINUX will
@@ -413,4 +413,4 @@ The following problems are known with PXELINUX, so far:
+ Boot sectors/disk images are not supported yet.
If you have additional problems, please contact the SYSLINUX mailing
-list (see syslinux.doc for the address.)
+list (see syslinux.txt for the address.)
diff --git a/doc/syslinux.doc b/doc/syslinux.doc
index 14efacb8..dc82f2a1 100644
--- a/doc/syslinux.doc
+++ b/doc/syslinux.doc
@@ -24,8 +24,8 @@ The SYSLINUX suite contains the following boot loaders
EXTLINUX - Linux ext2/ext3 filesystem
For historical reasons, some of the sections in this document applies
-to the FAT loader only; see pxelinux.doc, isolinux.doc and
-extlinux.doc for what differs in these versions.
+to the FAT loader only; see pxelinux.txt, isolinux.txt and
+extlinux.txt for what differs in these versions.
Help with cleaning up the docs would be greatly appreciated.
@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@ relative to that same directory, unless preceded with a slash or
All options here applies to PXELINUX, ISOLINUX and EXTLINUX as well as
-SYSLINUX unless otherwise noted. See the respective .doc files.
+SYSLINUX unless otherwise noted. See the respective .txt files.
# comment
A comment line. The whitespace after the hash mark is mandatory.
@@ -173,7 +173,7 @@ IPAPPEND flag_val [PXELINUX only]
... in dash-separated hexadecimal with leading hardware type
- (same as for the configuration file; see pxelinux.doc.)
+ (same as for the configuration file; see pxelinux.txt.)
This allows an initrd program to determine from which
interface the system booted.
@@ -371,7 +371,7 @@ KBDMAP keymap
used heavily on the Linux kernel command line.)
The included program keytab-lilo.pl from the LILO distribution
- can be used to create such keymaps. The file keytab-lilo.doc
+ can be used to create such keymaps. The file keytab-lilo.txt
contains the documentation for this program.
DISPLAY filename
@@ -553,7 +553,7 @@ considered to be the one specified regardless of the filename.
This section applies to SYSLINUX only, not to PXELINUX or ISOLINUX.
-See isolinux.doc for an equivalent procedure for ISOLINUX.
+See isolinux.txt for an equivalent procedure for ISOLINUX.
This is the recommended procedure for creating a SYSLINUX disk that
can boot either DOS or Linux. This example assumes the drive is A: in
@@ -633,7 +633,7 @@ similar to DOS ".com" files. A 32-bit version, called COM32, is also
provided. A simple API provides access to a limited set of filesystem
and console functions.
-See the file comboot.doc for more information on COMBOOT and COM32
+See the file comboot.txt for more information on COMBOOT and COM32
@@ -665,7 +665,7 @@ that is bootable on the largest possible number of machines:
A CD-ROM is so much faster than a floppy that the -s option shouldn't
matter from a speed perspective.
-Of course, you probably want to use ISOLINUX instead. See isolinux.doc.
+Of course, you probably want to use ISOLINUX instead. See isolinux.txt.