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author Eric Hameleers <>2016-04-24 22:01:15 +0200
committer Eric Hameleers <>2016-04-24 22:01:15 +0200
commite1ea9877dbb64a962028201731c810d4a5789ed1 (patch)
treeac6abdb3b7ed39b60dc6b6554aacadbc2e93ac85 /syslinux
parent2ebf5d72030ef875afe6d87ba2fcea3dbec63cf5 (diff)
Update syslinux & grub help files with latest boot parameter info.
Diffstat (limited to 'syslinux')
4 files changed, 23 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/syslinux/f2.txt b/syslinux/f2.txt
index ca2d9b4..2451b39 100644
--- a/syslinux/f2.txt
+++ b/syslinux/f2.txt
@@ -27,5 +27,5 @@ noload=mod1[,mod2[...]] => Prevent loading of one or more
squashfs modules from the directory "/liveslack/addons".
By default all these modules are loaded on boot.
-== [F1]: Home [F3]: Media tweaks [F4]: Hardware/troubleshooting ==
+== [F1]: Home [F3]: Media tweaks [F4]: HW/debug [F5]: Network boot ==
diff --git a/syslinux/f3.txt b/syslinux/f3.txt
index 6a4f2b8..b55fa14 100644
--- a/syslinux/f3.txt
+++ b/syslinux/f3.txt
@@ -25,4 +25,4 @@ persistence=directoryname => Use this if you want to use
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 ==
+== [F1]: Home [F2]: Desktop setup [F4]: HW/debug [F5]: Network boot ==
diff --git a/syslinux/f4.txt b/syslinux/f4.txt
index 8842bcc..ee397ba 100644
--- a/syslinux/f4.txt
+++ b/syslinux/f4.txt
@@ -28,4 +28,4 @@ debug => During init, pause at strategic locations while
rescue => After initialization, you will be dropped in a
rescue shell to perform lowlevel maintenance.
-== [F1]: Home [F2]: Desktop setup [F3]: Media tweaks ==
+== [F1]: Home [F2]: Desktop setup [F3]: Media tweaks [F5]: Network boot ==
diff --git a/syslinux/f5.txt b/syslinux/f5.txt
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..3fcd20a
--- /dev/null
+++ b/syslinux/f5.txt
@@ -0,0 +1,20 @@
+== Tweaks for the boot commandline ==
+=== Network boot ===
+dhcpwait=<numseconds> => Maximum wait time for the DHCP client to
+ configure a network interface (default: 20 seconds).
+ => defines the IP address
+ of the NFS server, and the path to the extracted content
+ of Slackware Live Edition.
+ => network device customization, usually this parameter is
+ not needed when your network runs a DHCP server.
+ Specify a driver if UDEV does not detect the device. Specify the
+ interface if Slackware Live can not figure it out. If you specify
+ 'static' you need to also specify ipaddr and netmask. The gateway
+ is optional but needed to access the internet for instance.
+== [F1]: Home [F2]: Desktop setup [F3]: Media tweaks [F4]: HW/debug ==