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author Eric Hameleers <>2016-02-14 16:33:11 +0100
committer Eric Hameleers <>2016-02-14 16:33:11 +0100
commit4ca61472d6126b5118466faf36ecf223895982b2 (patch)
treef6c3efa9bf34c3ff064ced8f552c67da1e99af3f /syslinux
parenta11733812afd449f4f24e96247d76bc9457d70ea (diff)
Update the syslinux and grub help texts.
Diffstat (limited to 'syslinux')
2 files changed, 9 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/syslinux/f3.txt b/syslinux/f3.txt
index 774e5c4..9f0fdd6 100644
--- a/syslinux/f3.txt
+++ b/syslinux/f3.txt
@@ -2,12 +2,12 @@
To boot with default values just press ENTER.
-=== Media customization ===
+=== Media tweaks ===
livemedia=/dev/sdX => Tell the init script which partition
contains the Slackware Live OS you want to boot. This can
become necessary if you have another copy of Slackware Live
- installed in another partition.
+ installed in another partition. Also accepted: UUID or LABEL.
livemain=directoryname => Use this if you copied the content
of the ISO to a different directory than "liveslak".
@@ -19,4 +19,7 @@ persistence=directoryname => Use this if you want to use
a different directory than "persistence" for storing
persistent data.
+toram => copy the OS from the media to to RAM before running it.
+ You can remove the boot media after booting.
== [F1]: Home [F2]: Desktop setup [F4]: Hardware/troubleshooting ==
diff --git a/syslinux/f4.txt b/syslinux/f4.txt
index 9d27e29..3288407 100644
--- a/syslinux/f4.txt
+++ b/syslinux/f4.txt
@@ -13,6 +13,10 @@ swap => Allow the Live OS to activate all swap partitions on
=== Troubleshooting ===
+blacklist=mod1[,mod2[...]] => Add one or more kernel modules
+ to the kernel blacklist to prevent them from loading, in case
+ they cause issues during operation.
debug => During init, pause at specifiuc locations while as-
sembling the overlay filesystem and show mount information.