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.TH "BOOTCTL" "1" "" "systemd 215" "bootctl"
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.SH "NAME"
bootctl \- Control the firmware and boot manager settings
.SH "SYNOPSIS"
.HP \w'\fBbootctl\fR\ 'u
\fBbootctl\fR [OPTIONS...] {COMMAND}
.SH "DESCRIPTION"
.PP
\fBbootctl\fR
may be used to query or (in the future) change the firmware and boot manager settings\&.
.PP
Firmware information is available only on EFI systems\&.
.PP
Currently, only the
\fBgummiboot\fR(8)
boot manager implements the required boot loader interface to provide complete boot manager information\&.
.SH "OPTIONS"
.PP
The following options are understood:
.PP
\fB\-h\fR, \fB\-\-help\fR
.RS 4
Print a short help text and exit\&.
.RE
.PP
\fB\-\-version\fR
.RS 4
Print a short version string and exit\&.
.RE
.PP
The following commands are understood:
.PP
\fBstatus\fR
.RS 4
Show firmware and boot manager information about the system, including secure boot mode status and selected firmware entry (where available)\&.
.RE
.SH "EXIT STATUS"
.PP
On success, 0 is returned, a non\-zero failure code otherwise\&.
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.PP
\m[blue]\fBBoot loader interface\fR\m[]\&\s-2\u[1]\d\s+2,
\m[blue]\fBBoot loader specification\fR\m[]\&\s-2\u[2]\d\s+2,
\m[blue]\fBgummiboot\fR\m[]\&\s-2\u[3]\d\s+2
.SH "NOTES"
.IP " 1." 4
Boot loader interface
.RS 4
\%http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/BootLoaderInterface
.RE
.IP " 2." 4
Boot loader specification
.RS 4
\%http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/BootLoaderSpec
.RE
.IP " 3." 4
gummiboot
.RS 4
\%http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/gummiboot/
.RE