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Date:      Sat, 26 Apr 2003 17:16:45 +0100
From:      John Murphy <>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: How to get "boot:" prompt?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>
References:  <000001c30b9c$87b47460$1be23ad0@ljgms2k> <>

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John Murphy <> wrote:

>"Lee Gold" <> wrote:
>>Using Fbsd 4.4. A fix I want to apply calls for getting to
>>the following prompt:
>>Question: How do I get to this "boot: " prompt in Fbsd? I have never =
seen it so far.
>Reboot at the console and then press space when you see a message like
>"Press enter to boot immediately or any other key..."

In fact that won't give you the boot: prompt but you can boot -c from =

If you really want the boot: prompt press space as soon as you see
the whirling b=E2ton during the boot process.


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