Re: config/binary_sysinux being ignored
On 11-06-19 07:02 AM, Daniel Baumann wrote:
in 3.x, you will need to use a custom syslinux-themes package if you
want to change anything but the boot parameters (see
syslinux-themes-debian or syslinux-themes-progress for examples).
In the interests of making it easier for people to get up to speed with
the syslinux-themes system used by live-build 3.x, here is what I had to
do to use my own theme.
First, when Daniel says "you will need to use a custom syslinux-themes
package", he means you need to actually create your own .deb file. You
can't put your theme in chroot_local-includes and have it picked up
during the build process. It needs to be a valid .deb file. Since I
don't have my own repository, I put my theme's .deb in
Second, this is a good source for instructions on creating your own .deb
If you start with syslinux-themes-debian-squeeze, you can skip a few of
Third, the name of your .deb has to start with "syslinux-themes-" for it
to be found by the build scripts.
Fourth, "lb config help" says "--syslinux-theme THEME_SUFFIX".
THEME_SUFFIX is actually the name of your theme at the
/usr/share/syslinux/themes/ level. So using the
syslinux-themes-debian-squeeze package as an example, THEME_SUFFIX would
If any of this is incorrect, please feel free to correct me. I could
find no information about this stuff online,o I thought I would
contribute this little bit of documentation to the cause.