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authorH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2009-04-14 21:45:54 -0700
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2009-04-14 21:45:54 -0700
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menu: modify MENU SAVE to be a cascading default
Change MENU SAVE to be a cascading default that can be reverted with MENU NOSAVE. Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
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diff --git a/doc/menu.txt b/doc/menu.txt
index 72bc9dca..97e172fc 100644
--- a/doc/menu.txt
+++ b/doc/menu.txt
@@ -276,6 +276,7 @@ DEFAULT label
MENU SAVE
+MENU NOSAVE
Remember the last entry selected and make that the default for
the next boot. A password-protected menu entry is *not*
@@ -289,7 +290,12 @@ MENU SAVE
file gracefully.
The MENU SAVE information can be cleared with
- "extlinux --reset-adv".
+ "extlinux --reset-adv <bootdir>".
+
+ A MENU SAVE or MENU NOSAVE at the top of a (sub)menu affects
+ all entries underneath that (sub)menu except those that in
+ turn have MENU SAVE or MENU NOSAVE declared. This can be used
+ to only save certain entires when selected.
INCLUDE filename [tagname]