Automatic dual kernel cd boot amd64/i386

Volkov Alexei Alexei.Volkov at
Tue Oct 13 15:38:56 UTC 2009


Is it possible to get bootable cd with auto selectable amd64/i386 boot?

For instance , i have a bootable cd with two kernels:
 * first is located in /boot/kernel.amd64
* second in /boot/kernel.i386

 loader.conf has line /kernel=kernel.amd64/

When it boots on amd64 incompatible hardware it start loading the kernel 
and returns to the loader prompt showing error "Long mode not supported" 
or something like that.

Is it possible to configure loader.conf or any other place to get 
automatically started with second kernel.i386 from that point instead of 
waiting for user interaction?

Alexei Volkov.

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