petitboot-nc(8) Petitboot ncurses bootloader UI


[-d, -start-daemon ] [-h, -help ] [-l, -log log-file ] [-V, -version ]


petitboot-nc is an ncurses based interface to the Petitboot bootloader.

Petitboot is a Linux kexec based bootloader that supports loading Linux kernel and initrd images from any device that can be mounted by Linux. It can also load images from the network using the HTTP, HTTPS, NFS, SFTP, and TFTP protocols.


-d, -start-daemon
Start pb-discover, the petitboot dynamic device discovery daemon, if it has not been started. This option is mainly useful when running petitboot as a stand-alone application.
-h, -help
Print a help message.
-l, -log log-file
Log messages to the file log-file The default log is a file /var/log/petitboot-nc.log. New messages are appended to an existing log file.
-V, -version
Display the program version number.


Send bug reports to Geoff Levand <geoff @>