Trivial Boot Configuration Question

Dominic Mitchell dom at
Tue Oct 15 08:52:46 BST 2002

On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 10:50:57PM +0100, Julian Rawcliffe wrote:
> When my FreeBSD 4.6.2 box is starting up, I get three options
> displayed:
> F1: FreeBSD
> F2: FreeBSD
> F5: Drive 0
> Default: F1
> Since I can't find any mention of what F1 and F2 are supposed to be
> booting - well, whatever it is, it doesn't - any ideas on how I persuade the
> machine to use the F5 option as default.

Have a look at the man page for boot0cfg(8).  I don't know whether you
can do this or not, but if you can, that'll be the place to find out.

If it can't, you may wish to look at an alternative like grub.


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