Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/distrib/i386/cdroms/installcd
To: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Stephen Borrill <email@example.com>
Date: 11/23/2007 21:07:36
On Fri, 23 Nov 2007, John Nemeth wrote:
> On Mar 11, 4:28am, Stephen Borrill wrote:
> } Module Name: src
> } Committed By: sborrill
> } Date: Fri Nov 23 16:21:23 UTC 2007
> } Modified Files:
> } src/distrib/i386/cdroms/installcd: Makefile
> } Added Files:
> } src/distrib/i386/cdroms/installcd: boot.cfg.in
> } Log Message:
> } Add boot menu and welcome banner to installation CD allowing the user to
> } choose between the normal and non-ACPI kernel.
> Could this be used to select between an i386 and amd64 kernel in
> order to have one CD be able to install either one?
Yes, the bootloader is shared. So if we built an x86 CD with both the
amd64 and i386 sets, you could use the menu to select between the two
inst kernels and hence the different sets.
Good idea, I'd not thought of that!