beastie 5.X boot menu
tomasq at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 19:41:34 PDT 2005
Theres a few ways to disable beastie, and sorry for the top posting:
Firstly, there was a large discussion about this started by someone
and it is on marc.theaimsgroup
I didn't feel like reading them all again, but the answer to your
problem IS in one of those.
The way to disable the beastie loader is:
in /boot/loader.conf set
On 07 Apr 2005 18:05:11 -0400, Lowell Gilbert
<freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
> <bob at a1poweruser.com> writes:
> > The boot menu has changed between 4.x and 5.x releases. I have
> > searched the handbook and can not find any written documentation
> > about the new beastie boot options, what they are and when each one
> > is intended to be used. I see a lot of posts about the beastie
> > figure but nothing about what the options mean. If it's written
> > somewhere can someone point me to it and if not can I get an
> > explanation?
> Well, let's see.
> ACPI: see "man acpi" for a start.
> Safe Mode: configures the system to avoid all possible hardware
> compatibility problems, at a severe cost in performance.
> single user mode: see the Handbook.
> verbose logging: many informational messages will be logged (by the
> kernel) to the console in the process of booting.
> Escape to loader prompt: see "man loader".
> USB keyboard: take your computer to your nearest computer store and
> ask them whether you have a USB keyboard or not.
> Generally, "default" will be the right answer unless you know you need
> something else.
> Good luck.
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