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-Please read the file syslinux.doc for information on how to use
+See the following files for documentation about SYSLINUX:
+ syslinux.doc - Usage instructions; manual.
+ NEWS - List of changes from previous releases.
+ TODO - About features planned for future releases.
+ COPYING - For the license terms of this software.
SYSLINUX now builds in a Linux environment, using nasm. You need nasm
version 0.97 or later to build SYSLINUX from source. See
@@ -8,10 +12,15 @@ http://www.cryogen.com/Nasm for information about nasm.
There is now a mailing list for SYSLINUX. See the end of syslinux.doc
+SYSLINUX is Copyright 1994-1998 H. Peter Anvin, and is free software;
+you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU
+General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation,
+Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge MA 02139, USA; either version 2 of the
+License, or (at your option) any later version.
**** WARNING: READ THIS IF YOU'RE USING A 2.1.x EXPERIMENTAL KERNEL ****
WARNING: There seems to be a bug in some recent experimental Linux
kernels that causes floppy disk corruption when using the Linux
syslinux installer. This bug exists in kernels 2.1.79-2.1.86; as far
as I know it was fixed in 2.1.87.