Extending cdboot with options "Press any key to boot from CD" prompt

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at linux.gr
Fri Aug 20 15:31:03 PDT 2004

On 2004-08-20 12:55, John Baldwin <jhb at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 19 August 2004 11:05 am, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > On 2004-08-19 17:57, Ruslan Ermilov <ru at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > FWIW, I also like the idea of something like:
> >
> >         Press any key to boot FreeBSD from CDROM...
> >
> > Of course you're supposed to know, and you can certainly stop the
> > installer even after the system has booted into it, [...]
> cdboot is also used by at least DragonFly and OpenBSD (probably FreesBIE and
> others as well), so I'd be very reluctant to add any FreeBSD specific bits
> that would force other projects to maintain local diffs.

Hmmm, in that case perhaps the more generic message is better :-/

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