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diff --git a/doc/syslinux.txt b/doc/syslinux.txt
index 2d64e4bf..079183a9 100644
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+++ b/doc/syslinux.txt
@@ -38,6 +38,10 @@ These are the options common to all versions of Syslinux:
-s Safe, slow, stupid; uses simpler code that boots better
-f Force installing
+ -r Raid mode. If boot fails, tell the BIOS to boot the next
+ device in the boot sequence (usually the next hard disk)
+ instead of stopping with an error message.
+ This is useful for RAID-1 booting.
These are only in the Windows version:
@@ -52,7 +56,7 @@ In order to create a bootable Linux floppy using SYSLINUX, prepare a
normal MS-DOS formatted floppy. Copy one or more Linux kernel files to
it, then execute the DOS command:
- syslinux [-sfma][-d directory] a:
+ syslinux [-sfrma][-d directory] a: [bootsecfile]
(or whichever drive letter is appropriate; the [] meaning optional.)
@@ -64,7 +68,7 @@ WinNT/2000/XP.
Under Linux, execute the command:
- syslinux [-sf][-d directory][-o offset] /dev/fd0
+ syslinux [-sfr][-d directory][-o offset] /dev/fd0
(or, again, whichever device is the correct one.)