Linux Software Map: syslinux

  • Version: 2.08
  • Entered-date: 2003-12-12
  • Description: SYSLINUX is a collection of boot loaders for the Linux operating system which operates off MS-DOS floppies, network servers using PXE firmware, or from CD-ROMs. It is intended to simplify first-time installation of Linux, rescue disks, and other uses for boot floppies. A SYSLINUX floppy can be manipulated using standard MS-DOS (or any other OS that can access an MS-DOS filesystem) tools once it has been created; and requires only a very small DOS or Linux program to create in the first place. It also includes MEMDISK, a tool to boot legacy operating systems from nontraditional media like PXE or CD-ROM.
  • 14:31196 Dec 12 14:11 syslinux-2.08.tar.gz
  • 14:32278 Dec 12 14:11
  • Keywords: syslinux pxelinux msdos boot loader floppy install network pxe iso9660 cdfs memdisk
  • Author: (H. Peter Anvin)
  • Maintained-by: (H. Peter Anvin)
  • Platforms: DOS or Linux to install. Linux, perl and nasm 0.98.35 or later required to build from source.
  • Copying-policy: GPL
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