How to boot from GPT partition without "bootme" attribute?

Lev Serebryakov lev at
Tue Oct 30 23:02:13 UTC 2018

Hello Ian,

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 1:58:49 AM, you wrote:

> While loader(8) is loading the kernel, interrupt it to get the console
> prompt (or ask the menu to give the prompt if you use menus) and do:

>  unload
>  set currdev=disk0p2
>  boot

 Is it possible to pass this information from gptboot(8) to loader(8)
somehow? Selecting "active" partition this way looks tedious.

 IMHO, better solution will be add some interactivity to gptboot(8) akin to
super-compact, but mighty boot0(8)

Best regards,
 Lev                            mailto:lev at

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