Subject: Re: bootselector questions
To: None <>
From: Andy Ruhl <>
List: port-i386
Date: 05/27/2005 11:05:30
On 5/27/05, Jukka Salmi <> wrote:
> Hi,
> is it possible to configure the NetBSD bootselector to have it always
> boot the last partition booted instead of the default partition? GRUB
> has such a feature, but I don't know where it stores the information
> about which partition was booted last.
> Since the NetBSD bootselector can boot the active partition this problem
> could probably be worked around by marking the partition it boots as
> active. Could this break anything?

I thought this was the way it worked already?

FreeBSD does too, whatever the last partition you selected was, that
is what will be booted. My NetBSD box works this way. This is -current
as of maybe a few months ago.