Menu.c32

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About

menu.c32 is a comboot module for Syslinux that renders a menu on the screen.

Requirements

  • working Syslinux environment

Syntax

menu.c32 path/to/menu.cfg

The menu.cfg consists of a series of special additions to the normal Syslinux config file.

Example

Here is an example menu.cfg file for booting:

( Note that since version 3.74, the default directive usage has changed. Use UI instead) ( See UI mode or Changes in 3.74 )

default menu.c32
prompt 0

MENU TITLE Sample Menu
MENU AUTOBOOT Starting SuperOS in # seconds
timeout 300
TOTALTIMEOUT 9000

label superLinuxOS
  MENU DEFAULT
  MENU LABEL SuperOS 5.3
  kernel linux.c32 path/kernel
  append initrd=path/initramfs.cgz root=/dev/ram0 rw quiet

label disk0
  localboot 0
  MENU LABEL Boot disk (0x80)

Further Reading

Menu examples