DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2009-12
Re: Updating USB stack from FBSD 8.x and others
> > Just out of curiosity, what's wrong with BTX + loader?
> > It's working quite well for me, and I like the fact that
> > it is scriptable so you can do whatever you want, e.g.
> > create your own menus and so on. (Admittedly FORTH is
> > not the most intuitive language to program in, but you
> > get used to it.)
> Hardware. I've had 2 keyboards now(USB wireless) that simply dont work in
> loader. So chainloading wont help. Meanwhile they work perfect in GRUB. I
> would expect plenty more keyboards to be made that will not work. Its a
> hassle that need not be.
The problem with USB keyboards was fixed in FreeBSD
recently. Since DragonFly bascially shares the same
loader, maybe it's time to sync it to FreeBSD.
> And in regards to scripts and making menu the way you want. Editing grub
> menu is super easy, but you know. A nice graphical DragonFly logo in grub
> would also lighten things up.
You mean like this?
This is an actual screen shot from the loader menu while
booting up DragonFly within qemu. It requires a patched
loader. If anybody is interested to give it a try, here
are instructions (also for DragonFly):
Beware, this is currently experimental code.
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