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Re: syslinux vesamenu

Jérémy Bobbio <lunar@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, Aug 2,  2007 17:05:51 -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
>> Here's a version of d-i that uses the syslinux vesamenu, which
>> provides a nice menu of boot options.
>> svn://svn.debian.org/d-i/people/joeyh/vesamenu/
>> http://kitenet.net/~joey/tmp/mini.iso
>> I think all the image types are fully working except for some
>> integration with debian-cd.
>> The main problem with using the vesamenu is that qemu doesn't display
>> it right on boot, unless it's booted with -std-vga. Looks like the
>> video mode isn't set right without that. Unfortunatly, -std-vga breaks
>> the d-i framebuffer. (g-i is ok.)
> After fetching your SVN branch, updating the kernel version, and using
> qemu 9.1 from unstable, the menu looks good, and no framebuffer problems
> where to be found.  Both with or without -std-vga.
> I think it would be a good addition for Etch.  Maybe post-beta2, though.
                                          ^^^^ Lenny ;-)

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