[haiku-development] Re: Press Space for Boot Options in Bootloader

  • From: François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 20:19:39 +0200

Le 26 oct. 2010 à 20:14, Truls Becken a écrit :

> On 2010-10-26, at 11:48, Stefano Ceccherini wrote:
>> Since some time (at least six months) you can keep shift pressed since
>> you turn on the pc, and it will enter the safe boot menu.
>> No need to wait for the exact moment.
> Thanks, this hint helps a lot. To my delight, I see that the user guide 
> focuses on this without mentioning the BeOS backwards compatible space bar 
> key.

Hmm I hope we keep space bar since we must stay compatible :p
>> This combined with the BFS CLEN flag should tell if we booted correctly or 
>> not...
> Ok, good, I'm convinced. Automatically entering the boot menu after a boot 
> failure would help more than accepting the boot menu key after booting has 
> actually started.

Btw, this is what we already do when we can't find the boot volume, we show the 
menu to let people select which they want to boot.


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