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authorFerenc Wagner <wferi@niif.hu>2010-10-11 17:55:51 +0200
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2010-10-12 22:52:39 -0700
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doc: reorganize config file intro
Signed-off-by: Ferenc Wagner <wferi@niif.hu> Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
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++++ CONFIGURATION FILE ++++
+All options here apply to PXELINUX, ISOLINUX and EXTLINUX as well as
+SYSLINUX unless otherwise noted. See the respective .txt files.
+
All the configurable defaults in SYSLINUX can be changed by putting a
file called "syslinux.cfg" in the root directory of the boot disk.
-This is a text file in either UNIX or DOS format, containing one or
-more of the following items (case is insensitive for keywords; upper
-case is used here to indicate that a word should be typed verbatim):
-
Starting with version 3.35, the configuration file can also be in
either the /boot/syslinux or /syslinux directories (searched in that
order.) If that is the case, then all filenames are assumed to be
relative to that same directory, unless preceded with a slash or
backslash.
-All options here applies to PXELINUX, ISOLINUX and EXTLINUX as well as
-SYSLINUX unless otherwise noted. See the respective .txt files.
+The configuration file is a text file in either UNIX or DOS format,
+containing one or more of the following items, each on its own line with
+optional leading whitespace. Case is insensitive for keywords; upper
+case is used here to indicate that a word should be typed verbatim.
#comment
A comment line.