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Syslinux in momentum

May 04, 2009, 23:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dag Wieers)

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"It was great to see the project blossom again after some years of diminished interest and getting some developers together (not me, I am just a humble user) was very productive. One of the developers I enjoyed talking to, Erwan Velu, out of the blue revealed he had some unfinished work I was very interested to test.

"Well, that unfinished work is close to be completed and is already shipping as part of syslinux. It is called HDT or Hardware Detection Tool. Basicly it is a syslinux (com32) bootloader program showing you the complete internals of your system before booting from the boot-prompt. What's more, if you exit HDT you end up back on that same boot-prompt!"

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