Selecting Boot Environments in the Loader Menu¶
At boot, pfSense® software briefly displays the loader menu with a logo and several options to control the boot behavior.
This loader menu will contain an option for ZFS Boot Environments, typically
8 but may vary depending on the platform.
Press the option for Boot Environments and the loader will display a new menu with ZFS Boot Environment options.
From this menu:
2to cycle through all available boot environments. Stop when the desired ZFS Boot Environment name is shown.
3to change the
bootfslocation if it is not correct
This is unnecessary in the vast majority of cases as it likely only has one option.
Enterkey to boot the selected Boot Environment or press
1to return to the previous menu and change other options.
This change is not persistent and the next boot after will return to the default ZFS Boot Environment. To make this change persist, select the entry in the GUI using .