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11<title>Making your Choice</title> 11<title>Making your Choice</title>
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60<c>man 8 abootconf</c>). 60<c>man 8 abootconf</c>).
61</note> 61</note>
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64Additionally, you can make Gentoo boot automatically by setting up the 64Additionally, you can make Gentoo boot automatically by setting up the
65aboot configuration file and SRM boot_osflags variable. You will need to 65aboot configuration file and some SRM variables. You can try setting
66make sure that the bootdef_dev is also properly set (easier to do at the 66these variables from Linux, but it may be easier to do so from the SRM
67console than from Linux). 67console itself.
68</p> 68</p>
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70<pre caption = "Automatically booting Gentoo"> 70<pre caption = "Automatically booting Gentoo">
71# <i>echo '0:2/boot/vmlinux.gz root=/dev/sda2' &gt; /etc/aboot.conf</i> 71# <i>echo '0:2/boot/vmlinux.gz root=/dev/sda2' &gt; /etc/aboot.conf</i>
72# <i>cd /proc/srm_environment/named_variables</i> 72# <i>cd /proc/srm_environment/named_variables</i>
73# <i>echo -n 0 &gt; boot_osflags</i> 73# <i>echo -n 0 &gt; boot_osflags</i>
74# <i>echo -n '' &gt; boot_file</i> 74# <i>echo -n '' &gt; boot_file</i>
75# <i>echo -n 'BOOT' &gt; auto_boot</i> 75# <i>echo -n 'BOOT' &gt; auto_action</i>
76# <i>echo -n 'dkc100' &gt; bootdef_dev</i> 76# <i>echo -n 'dkc100' &gt; bootdef_dev</i>
77<comment>(Substitute dkc100 with whatever your boot device is)</comment> 77<comment>(Substitute dkc100 with whatever your boot device is)</comment>
78</pre> 78</pre>
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