Re: syslinux vs grub
2009/11/11 Héctor Alonso Lozada Echezuría <email@example.com>:
> On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 3:46 AM, Daniel Baumann <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Rob Owens wrote:
>> > What are the benefits of using syslinux vs grub on a live system?
>> first, because it has better hardware compatibility, grub doesn't boot
>> on a small subset of crappy/old/strange/weird machines where isolinux is
>> able to boot. this might or might not be true for your use case.
> But, syslinux run xen linux kernel?
iirc xen hypervisor uses multiboot and syslinux does not support that
so you can boot xen linux kernel (because it can run on bare hardware)
but you cannot boot the xen hypervisor and the xen linux kernel on top
I'm not sure building xen live systems is even supported but it should
not be hard to add should somebody feel the urge to build such