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Re: setting a list of kernels to try in boot.conf
From: "Stoyan Genov" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On an obsd/3.4 i386 (though arch might not be relevant),
> I have the need to boot several customly-named kernels
> in custom locations, in the manner boot(8) will try to boot
> /bsd, /obsd and /bsd.old (that is, try to boot /bsd, if fail
> try to boot /obsd, if fail try to boot /bsd.old)
> Looking at boot(8) and /usr/src/sys/stand/boot/boot.c, it seems
> one can set only one custom location and name of the kernel file
> via ``set image'' in /etc/boot.conf .
> So, questions:
> 1) Does a way to set several custom locations exist?
in /etc/boot.conf work? Still, if so, you wouldn't get that fancy
> 2) If 1) is false, do you think it's worth implementing this
> feature -- something like ``set image /my/kernel/1 /other/kernels/2''
> Best Regards,
> Stoyan Genov