Extending cdboot with options "Press any key to boot from CD"
mokr at mokr.net
Fri Aug 20 03:56:15 PDT 2004
On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, 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.
Windows 2000 and later checks for an active partition on HDD first, and
display this message if none found.
Is it hard to implement?
Sergey S. Mokryshev <mokr at mokr.net>
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