|author||Daniel Baumann <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2009-04-14 20:30:55 +0200|
|committer||H. Peter Anvin <email@example.com>||2009-04-14 12:03:44 -0700|
Adding manpage from Brian Pellin <firstname.lastname@example.org> for extlinux.
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+.TH extlinux "1" "18 December 2007" "SYSLINUX for ext2/ext3 filesystem"
+extlinux \- install the \s-1SYSLINUX\s+1 bootloader on a ext2/ext3 filesystem
+\fBEXTLINUX\fP is a new syslinux derivative, which boots from a Linux ext2/ext3
+filesystem. It works the same way as \fBSYSLINUX\fP, with a few slight modifications.
+It is intended to simplify first-time installation of Linux, and for creation of
+rescue and other special-purpose boot disks.
+The installer is designed to be run on a mounted directory. For example, if you have an
+ext2 or ext3 usb key mounted on /mnt, you can run the following command:
+.B extlinux --install /mnt
+Force the number of heads.
+Install over the current bootsector.
+Clear the boot-once command.
+Execute a command once upon boot.
+Fall back to the next device on boot failure.
+Reset auxiliary data.
+Force the number of sectors per track.
+Updates a previous \fBEXTLINUX\fP installation.
+Force zipdrive geometry (-H 64 -S 32).
+I would appreciate hearing of any problems you have with \s-1SYSLINUX\s+1. I
+would also like to hear from you if you have successfully used \s-1SYSLINUX\s+1,
+especially if you are using it for a distribution.
+If you are reporting problems, please include all possible information
+about your system and your BIOS; the vast majority of all problems
+reported turn out to be BIOS or hardware bugs, and I need as much
+information as possible in order to diagnose the problems.
+There is a mailing list for discussion among \s-1SYSLINUX\s+1 users and for
+announcements of new and test versions. To join, send a message to
+email@example.com with the line:
+.SH SEE ALSO
+.BR syslinux (1)