serial config handbook: /boot.conf or /boot.config
PMahan at adaranet.com
Tue Feb 1 20:11:46 UTC 2011
It's at the root -
# echo /boot.conf
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Nelson [mailto:dnelson at allantgroup.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 11:52 AM
> To: Patrick Mahan
> Cc: Paul Macdonald; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: serial config handbook: /boot.conf or /boot.config
> In the last episode (Feb 01), Patrick Mahan said:
> > From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> > questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Paul Macdonald
> > > I'm trying to get the dell bmc +sol serial thing working, kin dof
> > > getting there, but noticed this inconsistency in the handbook:
> > >
> > > Is it boot.conf or boot.config?
> > >
> > > Create boot.config in the root directory of the a partition on the boot
> > > drive.
> > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-
> > >
> > > 7.2 Create the /boot.conf file
> > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/console-
> > Here on my HP Proliant 350's I use -
> > /boot.conf
> > This is with FreeBSD 8.0.
> I don't see anything in /usr/src/sys/boot that reads a "/boot.conf". boot2
> reads "/boot.config", and the loader will read "/boot/boot.conf" but that
> path is deprecated.
> I have -D in /boot.config on my SOL-enabled Dell 1950, which allows for
> serial and keyboard input during the boot process.
> Dan Nelson
> dnelson at allantgroup.com
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