Difference between revisions of "Syslinux 6 Changelog"

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(Syslinux 6.00 is out)
 
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=== Changes in 6.01 ===
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* efi: Mark some symbols as __export otherwise libcom32.c32 and vesamenu.c32 will refuse to load.
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* bios: Wire up the bios kernel loader. It was impossible to load a kernel from bios in 6.00.
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* efi: Fix 'make installer'. There are no EFI installers so don't try and build them as we run into build errors.
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* efi: Reuse the initial TFTP client port in subsequent transfers otherwise the server will send an error packet.
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* efi: Some firmware will not set a default TTL value in IP packets - we must explicitly set it ourselves otherwise a value of zero may be used.
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* bios, font: Fix a font regression affecting some VirtualBox users.
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=== Changes in 6.00 ===
 
=== Changes in 6.00 ===
  
 
* Add support for booting from EFI.
 
* Add support for booting from EFI.
 
* EFI TCP/IP support. This allows the EFI backend to hook into the generic TFTP, HTTP and FTP functionality.
 
* EFI TCP/IP support. This allows the EFI backend to hook into the generic TFTP, HTTP and FTP functionality.

Revision as of 14:41, 4 July 2013

Changes in 6.01

  • efi: Mark some symbols as __export otherwise libcom32.c32 and vesamenu.c32 will refuse to load.
  • bios: Wire up the bios kernel loader. It was impossible to load a kernel from bios in 6.00.
  • efi: Fix 'make installer'. There are no EFI installers so don't try and build them as we run into build errors.
  • efi: Reuse the initial TFTP client port in subsequent transfers otherwise the server will send an error packet.
  • efi: Some firmware will not set a default TTL value in IP packets - we must explicitly set it ourselves otherwise a value of zero may be used.
  • bios, font: Fix a font regression affecting some VirtualBox users.

Changes in 6.00

  • Add support for booting from EFI.
  • EFI TCP/IP support. This allows the EFI backend to hook into the generic TFTP, HTTP and FTP functionality.