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Date:      Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:48:30 +0000
From:      Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop@ntlworld.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Ok How do I boot this monster?
Message-ID:  <20161118004830.GA30536@milliways.localdomain>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.20.1611171651020.67199@wonkity.com>
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On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 05:04:31PM -0700, Warren Block wrote:
> 
> If you have any reasonably standard machine from the last decade or so,
> there is a keypress on boot to choose a boot device.  This might have been
> disabled, but then could be re-enabled.  For quality home-builder
> motherboards like Gigabyte, it's F12.  For quality prebuilt systems like
> Dell, it's usually F12.
> 
For Asus, F2 seems to be the way to get to the BIOS (or to the UEFI,
I suppose), from where you can eventually find a place to choose the
boot device.  Some of them also have a function key assigned to go
to that choice, but I can't remember which key.

ĸen
-- 
`I shall take my mountains', said Lu-Tze. `The climate will be good
for them.'     -- Small Gods



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