gurenchan at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 07:15:06 UTC 2017
On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 1:51 PM, Allan Jude <allanjude at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On 12/14/2017 00:47, blubee blubeeme wrote:
> > When you boot into FreeBSD and you can select kernels, there's only 2
> > options:
> > default and kernel.old
> > Is there a way to have better output and support multiple kernels without
> > having to login to the system and running uname -v or something like
> > Would it be possible to add options for more kernels from that boot menu?
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> The list is controlled by the /boot/loader.conf variable kernels=
> which defaults to "kernel kernel.old"
> I have a patch almost ready to land that will search all subdirectories
> of /boot for a file named 'kernel' and add the names of those
> directories to the list, such that the list will basically be
> It currently contains too much copy/pasted code, and I just need to
> clean it up a bit: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D11886
> It was originally designed as part of my contributions towards packaged
> base, where pkg will keep the last N (default to 5 I think) kernel
> packages you have installed around, incase an upgrade goes bad.
> This feature will work on any filesystem supported by the loader.
> Allan Jude
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Allen, thanks for the great work. I'll test it out but I can't wait to have
it merged in.
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