|author||Samuel Mendoza-Jonas <email@example.com>||2015-01-29 16:06:38 +1100|
|committer||Samuel Mendoza-Jonas <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2015-05-05 15:03:48 +1000|
ui/ncurses: Update config screen help text
Signed-off-by: Samuel Mendoza-Jonas <email@example.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'ui')
1 files changed, 15 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/ui/ncurses/nc-config-help.c b/ui/ncurses/nc-config-help.c
index c977d1a..22ced3c 100644
@@ -1,23 +1,26 @@
struct help_text config_help_text = define_help_text("\
-Autoboot: There are three possible options for automatic-boot hehaviour:\n"
+Autoboot: Specify which devices to autoboot from.\n"
-"Don't autoboot: boot options will be listed in the petitboot menu, but none \
-will be booted automatically. User interaction will be required to continue \
-past the petitboot menu. Use this option if you want the machine to wait for \
-an explicit boot selection, or want to interact with petitboot before \
-booting the system\n"
+"By selecting the 'Add Device' button new devices can be added to the autoboot \
+list, either by UUID, MAC address, or device type. Once added to the boot \
+order, the priority of devices can be changed with the 'left' and 'right' keys \
+Devices can be individually removed from the boot order with the minus key. \
+Use this option if you have multiple operating system images installed.\n"
-"Autoboot from any disk/network device: any boot option that is marked as a \
-default (by bootloader configuration) will be booted automatically after a \
+"To autoboot from any device, select the 'Clear & Boot Any' button. \
+In this case, any boot option that is marked as a default \
+(by bootloader configuration) will be booted automatically after a \
timeout. Use this option if you want to quickly boot your system without \
changing any boot option settings. This is the typical configuration.\n"
-"Only autoboot from a specific disk/network device: only boot options \
-from a single device (specifed here) will be booted automatically after a \
-timeout. Use this option if you have multiple operating system images \
+"To disable autoboot, select the 'Clear' button, which will clear the boot \
+With autoboot disabled, user interaction will be required to continue past \
+the petitboot menu. Use this option if you want the machine to wait for an \
+explicit boot selection, or want to interact with petitboot before booting \
"Timeout: Specify the length of time, in seconds, that the main menu will be \
displayed before the default boot option is started. This option is only \