[hdt] how to call hdt without syslinux

J. Bakshi joydeep at infoservices.in
Thu Aug 13 21:36:16 PDT 2009

Erwan Velu wrote:
> J. Bakshi a écrit :
>> Dear developers,
>> Thanks a lot for designing HDT.  It is really a great tool to have.  I
>> have come here to know more about the usability of HDT.  HDT is called
>> by syslinux.  What to do if  I like to call it by grub2 ? and what to do
>> if I like to run within my debian box ?
> Hello,
> HDT is really part of the syslinux eco-system as we are using some
> internals of it.
> So I'm afraid that HDT can't work outside this environement which
> includes pxelinux, extlinux & co.
> Running HDT on grub is not possible and if you want some system
> information under Linux, I suggest having a look at the excellent lshw
> project.
> http://ezix.org/project/wiki/HardwareLiSter
> Sincerely,
> Erwan

Thanks for the clarification. I am familiar with lshw but just to know
about H/W without starting a full linux distro hdt is still attractive :-)


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