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authorEnrico Jorns <>2019-02-15 13:53:45 +0100
committerSascha Hauer <>2019-02-18 14:26:27 +0100
commit463610e5b831812d9c0e0557aa23525cfdd81ef8 (patch)
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parentbb655eb709f515492b564744a14ab7db6906763c (diff)
doc: bootchooser: note how to actually start the bootchooser
Signed-off-by: Enrico Jorns <> Signed-off-by: Sascha Hauer <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/user/bootchooser.rst b/Documentation/user/bootchooser.rst
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@@ -16,6 +16,17 @@ and a storage backend for saving status information.
Currently supported storage backends are either nv variables or the
barebox *state* framework.
+The *Bootchooser* itself is executed as a normal barebox boot target, i.e. one
+can start it via::
+ boot bootchooser
+or by e.g. setting ``boot.default`` to ``bootchooser``.
+.. note:: As ``boot.default`` accepts multiple values, it can also be used to
+ specify a fallback boot target in case the bootchooser fails booting, e.g.
+ ``bootchooser recovery``.
Bootchooser Targets