svn commit: r186598 - head/sys/boot/i386/boot0
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Wed Dec 31 01:20:08 UTC 2008
In message: <20081230173522.GA19473 at dragon.NUXI.org>
"David O'Brien" <obrien at FreeBSD.org> writes:
: On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 09:40:40AM -0200, Carlos A. M. dos Santos wrote:
: > On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 7:40 AM, Luigi Rizzo <luigi at freebsd.org> wrote:
: > > Author: luigi
: > > Date: Tue Dec 30 09:40:50 2008
: > > New Revision: 186598
: > > URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/186598
: > >
: > ---8<---
: > > + Add an entry "F6 PXE" when the code is built with -DPXE (which is
: > > a default now). Technically, F6 boots through INT18, so the prompt 'PXE'
: > > is a bit misleading. Unfortunately the name INT18
: > > is too long and does not fit in - we could use ROM perhaps.
: > > The reason I picked 'PXE' is that on many (I believe) new systems
: > > INT18 calls PXE.
: > ---8<---
: > I think "PXE" will look a bit cryptic for most users. What about using
: > "Net", instead?
: I think PXE is best - its a specfic type of netbooting. Otherwise, one
: may wonder what type "Net" is.
Well, I'm not sure there'd be a lot of difference anyway. My laptops
all say some variation on 'for network boot, press <Fm>' at some point
of the boot sequence...
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