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Re: Bug#269424: syslinux/floppy doesn't pass extra args

On Fri, Sep 03, 2004 at 01:30:12PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Angus Lees wrote:
> > The syslinux/floppy help screens are full of wonderful extra arguments
> > you can pass to enable/disable all sorts of features.  Only problem
> > is, it doesn't work..  See Bug #269424 against syslinux.
> > 
> > This is arguably not release-critical for syslinux, but certainly is
> > (IMO) against debian-installer floppies - I'm sending this mail just
> > to make sure the debian-installer crowd is aware of the bug.
> > 
> > (I'm not subscribed to debian-boot, so if this needs further
> > discussion, please CC me)
> I cannot reproduce this bug, so I doubt it's RC for d-i either, since it
> seems to only affect your hardware. Given the number of people we've had
> pass parameter to syslinux over the lifetime of d-i or even since June
> when it worked for you, I doubt it affects more than 0.01% of machines.

I have the same problem.  It looks like a fixed syslinux has
already been released, but the NEWS is not as helpful as it could

Matt Kraai            kraai@ftbfs.org            http://ftbfs.org/

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