Use n instead of Fn for choosing the OS when booting?
vanopen at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 23:38:11 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 09:13:11PM +0800, Eugene Grosbein wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 08:39:38PM +0800, Wu, Yue wrote:
> > Freebsd uses Fn to choose Nth OS on the disk, I have installed FreeBSD on the
> > second slice of disk, so I use F2 to choose it, but sometimes I hit F2
> > occasionally before the boot menu is up, and F2 is my notebook for entering
> > the setup menu, so I go into BIOS setup menu, it's annoying me sometimes, so
> > I think why not use number key(0~9) instead of F1~F12 for choosing OS?
> In fact, BootEasy does use both - F-keys and number keys,
> just give it a try.
It does the trick, thank you :) I think the screen can display number instead
of Fn, and it saves one charactor and can be used for other maybe useful
Another question, if these are more then 12 OSes exist on disk, how to select
the one that number larger than 12? :)
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