Improving the FreeBSD-9 boot menu
wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Jan 20 15:18:58 UTC 2012
On Tue, 20 Sep 2011, Warren Block wrote:
> The patch in PR 160818 makes some clarifications and improvements to the new
> boot menu. Obviously this is not for 9.0-RELEASE, just wanting to get it out
> there so people can look at it.
> Among other things, the patch removes the word "boot" from options that don't
> actually boot. The options are lined up, and enabled options are drawn in
> reverse video when loader_color=1 is set in /boot/loader.conf.
Just reminding people about this now that 9.0 is out. It makes what I
feel are genuine usability and readability improvements to the boot
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