|DELAY.4TH(7)||Standards, Environments, and Macros||DELAY.4TH(7)|
delay.4th — loader
debugging boot module
The file that goes by the name of
delay.4th is a set of commands designed to add
debugging capabilities to loader(7).
The commands of
delay.4th by themselves are not
enough for most uses. Please refer to the examples below for the most common
situations, and to loader(7) for
Before using any of the commands provided in
delay.4th, it must be included through the
This line is present in /boot/forth/beastie.4th file, so it is not needed (and should not be re-issued) in a normal setup.
The commands provided by it are:
delay_commandenvironment variable after
If the optional
environment variable is set, a continuous series of dots is printed.
During the duration, the user can either press Ctrl-C (or Esc) to abort or ENTER to proceed immediately.
The environment variables that effect its behavior are:
delay_executeto print a continuous series of dots during the delay duration.
Introducing a 5-second delay before including another file from /boot/loader.rc:
include /boot/forth/delay.4th set delay_command="include /boot/forth/other.4th" set delay_showdots set loader_delay=5 delay_execute
|July 20, 2018||OmniOS|