DragonFly and FBSD 5.1

Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai asmodai at wxs.nl
Mon Oct 27 22:40:14 PST 2003

-On [20031027 23:12], Matthew Dillon (dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
>    Maybe a 'hit 0 now to run the ATA driver in PIO mode.  5...4...3...2...1'
>    feature in the driver during booting for debugging purposes.  It would
>    take min(the number you press, what it would have done otherwise).
>    (and also support hitting 1, 2, 3, 4, etc..).
>    I'm only half joking!

To be honest I've been thinking about a safe mode boot for
FreeBSD/DragonFly and then I was booting the 5.1 snapshots and saw that
daemon boot screen.  I must say I like the options.  For all the faults
Windows has and might have the options for booting _do_ make sense.

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