OpenBoot 3.x Command Reference Manual

Using boot

Although boot is normally used to boot the operating system, it can be used to load and execute any client program. Although booting usually happens automatically, the user can also initiate booting from the User Interface.

The boot process is as follows:

boot has the following general format:

boot [device-specifier] [arguments]

where device-specifier and arguments are optional. For a complete discussion of the use of the boot command, see "Booting for the Expert User".