DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-08
Re: Default selection for boot menu?
Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 01:16:55PM +0800, W B Hacker wrote:
: Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
: >Addendum: pressing the F1 key does nothing. Keyboard just beeps at me
: >when I
: >press a key.
: >Jonathon McKitrick
: >My other computer is your Windows box.
: Is there an MBR with a 'broken' boot manager or bootable image on the
: device the BIOS is pointing to?
: If there is none at all, there will usually be a BIOS error message.
: It sounds as if, instead, the BIOS believes it has made a sucessful
I used to just use 'dangerously dedicated' mode to blow everything away and
take over the entire HD. No boot mgr needed. I thought the DFly install
would do something similar, but I can't tell how to. Or, if not, how to get
things working the way they should with a boot mgr.
Not sure what's next.
Make sure you have packed mode enabled:
boot0cfg -B -o packet /dev/...