John Bleichert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> On Thu, 2 Jan 2003, edifice wrote:
> > Subject: How to see bootloader menu name correct?
> > Dear All,
> > I install Win2000 and FreeBSD on my machine. When boot, it display:
> > F1: ??
> > F3: ??
> > F4: FreeBSD
> > How to make the F1 correctly display the name "Windows 2000"?
> > Best Regards,
> > Edifice
> > --
> > edifice <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> I believe the FreeBSD bootloader gets it's Fn labels by reading the
> filesystem type of the partitions, and in your case you get ???s because
> it doesn't know anything about NTFS. You may be out of luck, unless you
> want to hack the FreeBSD bootloader and submmit it back to the project :)
There are about a half-dozen bytes free in the bootloader, which isn't
even enough to store "Windows 2000". Anyone who submits that code
back will impress *me* a hell of a lot.
This is a FAQ. "How do I change the boot prompt from ??? to something
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