cvs commit: src/sys/boot/forth

David Rhodus sdrhodus at
Thu Oct 14 05:51:51 PDT 2004

On Thu, 14 Oct 2004 12:54:43 +0200, Erik P. Skaalerud <erik at xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Matthew Dillon wrote:
> >   Modified files:
> >     sys/boot/forth       loader.4th loader.conf
> >   Log:
> >   Initialize the 'kernel' environment variable from loader.4th
> >   instead of loader.conf.  loader.4th will set the kernel name to
> >   'kernel' for normal boots, 'kernel.BOOTP' for PXE boots.  This allows
> >   us to distinguish between BOOTP kernels and normal kernels and,
> >   in particular, this will allow both to be shipped on the CD.
> I'm not sure if this have anything to do with forth, but is it possible
> to make the boot-loader recognize other operating systems (like Windows)
> instead of just displaying "???" ? This would be nice.
> - Erik

That happens to my laptop but I'm almost positive that I upgrade a
fbsd-4.x install a long time ago.  So it most likely doesn't have the
DFly boot code other than what is installed during the installworld

                                            Steven David Rhodus
                                            <drhodus at xxxxxxxxxxx>

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