Am Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:51:54 -0500 Allan Jude <allanj...@freebsd.org> schrieb:
> On 12/14/2017 00:47, blubee blubeeme wrote: > > When you boot into FreeBSD and you can select kernels, there's only 2 > > options: > > default and kernel.old > > > > Is there a way to have better output and support multiple kernels without > > having to login to the system and running uname -v or something like that? > > > > Would it be possible to add options for more kernels from that boot menu? > > _______________________________________________ > > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > > https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > > > > The list is controlled by the /boot/loader.conf variable kernels= > which defaults to "kernel kernel.old" > > I have a patch almost ready to land that will search all subdirectories > of /boot for a file named 'kernel' and add the names of those > directories to the list, such that the list will basically be autogenerated. Ahh ... great! I can't await it for your approach to land in CURRENT ;-) Thanks. Oliver > > It currently contains too much copy/pasted code, and I just need to > clean it up a bit: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D11886 > > It was originally designed as part of my contributions towards packaged > base, where pkg will keep the last N (default to 5 I think) kernel > packages you have installed around, incase an upgrade goes bad. > > This feature will work on any filesystem supported by the loader. > -- O. Hartmann Ich widerspreche der Nutzung oder Übermittlung meiner Daten für Werbezwecke oder für die Markt- oder Meinungsforschung (§ 28 Abs. 4 BDSG).
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