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* [[Syslinux 6 Changelog]]
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* [[Syslinux 5 Changelog]]
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* [[Syslinux 4 Changelog]]
<LI>New keywords allow the type of file to be specified in the configuration file.
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* [[Syslinux 3 Changelog]]
<LI>It is now supported to load a different configuration file with the CONFIG keyword.
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* [[Syslinux 2 Changelog]]
<LI>Fix API call 0x0019 (Read Disk.)
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* [[Syslinux 1 Changelog]]
<LI>MENU AUTOBOOT, MENU TABMSG, MENU PASSPROMPT allows internationalization of menu messages.
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<LI>A new feature, TEXT HELP, allows the administrator to set a multi-line help message for individual selections.
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<LI>Fix API call 0x0012 (Cleanup, shuffle and boot.)
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<LI>New API call "Cleanup, shuffle and boot to flat protected mode"
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<LI>New API call "Cleanup, shuffle and boot to real mode", similar to API call 0x0012 but allows arbitrary register setting.
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<LI>Introduce a library interface for loading arbitrary binary formats with relatively easily understood code. See the elf.c32 module for an example on how to use it.
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<LI>New module elf.c32, to load a protected-mode ELF kernel.
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<LI>MBR (old and new): Fix bug in CHS mode when LBA > 65535*sectors.
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<LI>vesamenu: fix decoding of palettized PNG images.
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<LI>Update the Linux kernel boot protocol.
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<LI>PXELINUX: Press Ctrl-N at the boot prompt to read out the network info.
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<LI>Instead of the (non-existent) MAC, use the client identifier for networks like Infiniband and Firewire/1394.
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<LI>Add a new INCLUDE command to the core syslinux parser.
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<LI>Allow binding help text to F11 and F12.
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<LI>F-key help now available in the simple menu system.
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<LI>Disabled the polling for ARP during idle. It is simply too slow on some (broken!) PXE stacks.
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<LI>PXELINUX: also try to fetch the config file based on UUID.
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<LI>SYSLINUX/EXTLINUX: New RAID mode (-r) which calls the BIOS to load the next device (typically the next drive) on boot failure.
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