Extending cdboot with options "Press any key to boot from CD"
andreas.kohn at gmx.net
Thu Aug 19 07:25:07 PDT 2004
On Thu, 2004-08-19 at 16:08, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> Please review/comment on attached patch, which extends cdboot with
> "Press any key to boot from CD" prompt inspired by Windows installation
> CDs. IMHO this feature is quite useful for installation CDs, and
> probably for other interactive one-shot CDs, to prevent machine from
> booting off CD again after work is complete. If there is no objections,
> I'd like to request repo copy from cdboot.s into cdboot.S and then
> commit this change. My plan is to keep this feature turned off by
> default, and provide make(1) knob to turn it one if necessary.
I like this idea very much.
One small question: would it make sense to change the message to
something which tells the user *what* will boot if he pressed a key?
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