Graphic /boot/loader menu

C. P. Ghost cpghost at
Tue Dec 20 21:22:08 UTC 2011

On Sun, Dec 18, 2011 at 6:24 PM, Conrad J. Sabatier <conrads at> wrote:
> Myself, personally, as much as I dislike the look of FreeBSD's boot
> menu, it does have the advantage of being very lightweight and adding
> minimal overhead to the booting process, which is an important
> consideration for a lot of people, no doubt.  YMMV.

It's important to us running FreeBSD on headless machines,
hooked up to remote serial consoles. A GUI boot menu wouldn't
work there, since these machines don't even have VGA circuitry.

> Let us know if you learn anything interesting re: this issue.
> --
> Conrad J. Sabatier
> conrads at


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