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Re: Patch for boot loader: "menu" command

> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 02:24:29PM +0200, Havard Eidnes wrote:
>> Now, there are probably several ways to go around mending this.
>> Some of them are:
>> 1) provide a way to display the contents of boot.cfg (but need to
>>    prevent showing the "contents of /netbsd"...)
>> 2) provide a way to recall and edit one of the boot commands from
>>    boot.cfg (sounds complicated, and more than I intended to chew
>>    off in this round)
>> 3) provide a way to re-enter the boot menu you dropped from in
>>    the first step in the procedure above, and then allow to
>>    select one of the boot methods already specified in boot.cfg
> How about change "boot" to use whatever boot.cfg says is the default
> boot option, and "boot ...anything..." to be the override-the-menu
> command?

That's also an idea, and doesn't require "user readjustment".
I'll look into making a patch for that as well.


- Håvard

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