[syslinux:syslinux-4.xx] isohybrid: Improve help/man

syslinux-bot for Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Sat Feb 1 04:27:07 PST 2014

Commit-ID:  1503ab96d07ff9e7120d74ed013216c9d4b1bab8
Gitweb:     http://www.syslinux.org/commit/1503ab96d07ff9e7120d74ed013216c9d4b1bab8
Author:     Gene Cumm <gene.cumm at gmail.com>
AuthorDate: Sat, 1 Feb 2014 07:26:12 -0500
Committer:  Gene Cumm <gene.cumm at gmail.com>
CommitDate: Sat, 1 Feb 2014 07:26:12 -0500

isohybrid: Improve help/man

Signed-off-by: Gene Cumm <gene.cumm at gmail.com>

 man/isohybrid.1   | 13 ++++++++-----
 utils/isohybrid.c |  4 ++--
 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/man/isohybrid.1 b/man/isohybrid.1
index 21e7a34..549011b 100644
--- a/man/isohybrid.1
+++ b/man/isohybrid.1
@@ -1,25 +1,24 @@
 .TH isohybrid 1 "17 Jan 2014" "isohybrid"
-isohybrid \(em Post-process an ISO 9660 image generated with mkisofs or
-genisoimage to allow hybrid booting as a CD-ROM or as a hard disk.
+isohybrid \(em Post-process an ISO 9660 image for booting as a hard disk.
 .B isohybrid
 .I <boot.iso>
-The \fBisohybrid\fR utility modifies a an ISO 9660 image generated with
+The \fBisohybrid\fR utility modifies an ISO 9660 image generated with
 mkisofs, genisoimage, or compatible utilities, to be bootable as a CD-ROM or
 as a hard disk.
 \fB-h\fR \fI<X>\fR\fN
-Number of default geometry heads
+Number of geometry heads (default 64)
 \fB-s\fR \fI<X>\fR
-Number of default geometry sectors
+Number of geometry sectors (default 32)
 \fB-e\fR \fI<X>\fR, \fB--entry\fR \fI<X>\fR
 Specify parititon entry number (1-4)
@@ -30,6 +29,10 @@ Specify partition offset (default 0)
 \fB-t\fR \fI<X>\fR, \fB--type\fR \fI<X>\fR
+Specify partition type (default 0x17)
+\fB-i\fR \fI<X>\fR, \fB--id\fR \fI<X>\fR
 Specify MBR ID (default random)
 \fB-u\fR, \fB--uefi\fB
diff --git a/utils/isohybrid.c b/utils/isohybrid.c
index 97d43b8..410bb60 100644
--- a/utils/isohybrid.c
+++ b/utils/isohybrid.c
@@ -228,8 +228,8 @@ printh(void)
-    printf(FMT, "   -h <X>", "Number of default geometry heads");
-    printf(FMT, "   -s <X>", "Number of default geometry sectors");
+    printf(FMT, "   -h <X>", "Number of geometry heads (default 64)");
+    printf(FMT, "   -s <X>", "Number of geometry sectors (default 32)");
     printf(FMT, "   -e --entry", "Specify partition entry number (1-4)");
     printf(FMT, "   -o --offset", "Specify partition offset (default 0)");
     printf(FMT, "   -t --type", "Specify partition type (default 0x17)");

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