reboot options

Daniel Bye freebsd-questions at
Mon Aug 30 18:46:21 UTC 2010

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 11:43:33AM -0700, Chip Camden wrote:
> Is there a way to specify which boot option to choose on the next reboot?
> I often find that I'll start a reboot and then get distracted by
> something else and miss my chance to specify which way to boot before the
> beastie screen times out.
> A nit, I know -- but bothersome to a nitwit such as I.

A nit by which others have obviously been irritated - nextboot(8) is
probably what you're looking for!


Daniel Bye
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