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Plop Boot Manager 5.0 - plpbt.bin parameters


When you use a Linux boot manager, then you can pass some parameters with "append" to plpbt.bin.

List of supported parameters

ParameterMeaning
hiddenusbis the short version of "stm=hidden cnt=on cntval=1 dbt=usb"
hiddencdromis the short version of "stm=hidden cnt=on cntval=1 dbt=cdrom"
usb1=1Force USB 1.1 Mode 1 (ignore the EHCI controller)
usb1=2Force USB 1.1 Mode 2 (force EHCI ports to usb 1.1)
vm=textSwitch to text mode
fnt=biosSwitch font to bios font
int19h=onUse INT19h instead of booting usb
showextended=yesShow extended partitions in the main menu


Example syslinux.cfg:

# configure the boot manager to start in text mode

label plp
    linux plpbt.bin
    append vm=text

# configure the boot manager to start in hidden mode and 
# boot usb with forcing usb 1.1 mode 1

label plp2
    linux plpbt.bin
    append "hiddenusb usb1=1"



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