Diffstat (limited to 'doc/extlinux.txt')
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/doc/extlinux.txt b/doc/extlinux.txt
index 3604a29d..cb26fada 100644
@@ -1,7 +1,8 @@
-EXTLINUX is a new syslinux derivative, which boots from a Linux
+EXTLINUX is a new Syslinux derivative, which boots from a Linux
-It works the same way as SYSLINUX, with a few slight modifications.
+It works the same way as SYSLINUX (see doc/syslinux.txt), with a few
1. The installer is run on a *mounted* filesystem. Run the extlinux
installer on the directory in which you want extlinux installed:
@@ -53,7 +54,7 @@ It works the same way as SYSLINUX, with a few slight modifications.
extlinux --once 'command' /boot/extlinux
- where 'command' is any command you could enter at the SYSLINUX
+ where 'command' is any command you could enter at the Syslinux
command line. It will be executed on the next boot and then
@@ -78,7 +79,7 @@ It works the same way as SYSLINUX, with a few slight modifications.
Note that EXTLINUX installs in the filesystem partition like a
well-behaved bootloader :) Thus, it needs a master boot record in the
-partition table; the mbr.bin shipped with SYSLINUX should work well.
+partition table; the mbr.bin shipped with Syslinux should work well.
To install it just do:
cat mbr.bin > /dev/XXX
@@ -112,11 +113,11 @@ extlinux. The "sync" command does not flush the log on the ext3
-The SYSLINUX series boot loaders support chain loading other operating
-systems via a separate module, chain.c32 (located in
+The Syslinux Project boot loaders support chain loading other
+operating systems via a separate module, chain.c32 (located in
com32/modules/chain.c32). To use it, specify a LABEL in the
-configuration file with KERNEL chain.c32 and
-APPEND [hd|fd]<number> [<partition>]
+configuration file with KERNEL chain.c32 and APPEND [hd|fd]<number>
@@ -127,4 +128,5 @@ LABEL cement
APPEND hd0 2
-See also README.menu.
+See also doc/menu.txt.