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authorH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2009-04-04 15:39:26 -0700
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2009-04-04 15:39:26 -0700
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Makefile: install new MBR variants; NEWS: documentsyslinux-3.74-pre17
Make the new MBR variants installables, and add to the NEWS file. Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
-rw-r--r--Makefile4
-rw-r--r--NEWS6
2 files changed, 8 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 8718f7a0..2626bafb 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@
## -----------------------------------------------------------------------
##
## Copyright 1998-2009 H. Peter Anvin - All Rights Reserved
+## Copyright 2009 Intel Corporation; author: H. Peter Anvin
##
## This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
## it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
@@ -64,8 +65,7 @@ INSTALL_SBIN = extlinux/extlinux
INSTALL_AUX = core/pxelinux.0 gpxe/gpxelinux.0 core/isolinux.bin \
core/isolinux-debug.bin \
dos/syslinux.com dos/copybs.com win32/syslinux.exe \
- mbr/mbr.bin mbr/gptmbr.bin \
- $(MODULES)
+ mbr/*.bin $(MODULES)
INSTALL_AUX_OPT = win32/syslinux.exe
# These directories manage their own installables
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 4b7dbc7b..1a76932d 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -29,6 +29,12 @@ Changes in 3.74:
presence of a memory hole. The "linux.c32" module can be
used to load a kernel (or memdisk) plus large initrd on
such a system.
+ * MBR: produce alternate MBR variants which force the drive
+ number to hd0 (_f variants), or force the drive number to
+ hd0 if the Ctrl key is pressed (_c variants.) Furthermore,
+ add an MBR variant (altmbr*.bin) which ignores the active
+ flag and instead boots the partition number specified in the
+ byte at offset 439 decimal.
Changes in 3.73:
* Upgrade gPXE to release version 0.9.5.