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After booting when I get to the Clover screen that displays icons for devices on which there are operating systems plus  "EFI" and "Recovery" ICONS.

I want "SIERRA" to be the default and system to to SIERRA without any action by me.

It is not happening. EFI is the default volume/device.

 

For Example if the Clover Screen shows ICONS for:

EFI -----Sierra------ Windows 10---------- Recovery              Default seems to be EFI.

 

Even though the BOOT SECTION of config.plist lists default volume is "SIERRA".  

The EFI icon is highlighted when the Clover screen is displayed.

I have to click the SIERRA icon if I want to boot to that drive. 

NOTE: "UEFI Sierra" is listed as the number one location in my BIOS setup.

 

Also the "-v" for verbose & the "5" second timeout do not work either.

Is that an indication that I am making Sierra the default volume in the wrong config.plist,

IF I WANT TO CONTROL BEHAVIOR of THE CLOVER SCREEN ?

 

I'm sure the extracts shown here are from Sierra's config.plist.

Sierra>EFI>Clover>config.plist

 

Here are 2 extracts from config.plist for SIERRA device

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

key>Boot</key>
<dict>
<key>Arguments</key>
<string>dart=0 -v</string>
<key>Debug</key>
<true/>
<key>DefaultVolume</key>
<string>Sierra</string>
<key>Legacy</key>
<string>PBR</string>
<key>Secure</key>
<false/>
<key>Timeout</key>
<integer>5</integer>
<key>XMPDetection</key>
<false/>
----------------------------------------------------------------
<dict>
<key>Hide</key>
<array>
<string>Windows</string>
<string>\EFI\BOOT\BOOTX64.EFI</string>
</array>
<key>Language</key>
<string>en:0</string>
<key>Mouse</key>
<dict>

 

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Hi,

In your message, you mention SIERRA (uppercase), and in the config.plist, it is 'Sierra'. Check which is the actual name.

 

In my case, I use  'LastBootedVolume'.

 

Regards

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Last Booted Volume should work, I'll try it.

 

I think I always used the same volume name. I capitalized in the email to highlight.

My funny style of writing.

 

I still would like to know how to specify the volume name to be booted.

Maybe I did spell them differently or maybe wrong copy of config.plist.

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP

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