systemsetup should have options to select Bootcamp volumes

Number:rdar://22618232 Date Originated:08-Sep-2015 05:01 PM
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:OS X Product Version:10.11 Build 15A279b
Classification:Serious Bug Reproducible:Always
systemsetup command line tool does not allow you to select Windows/Bootcamp volumes.  With the introduction of System Integrity Protection (SIP), you cannot select a Windows volume with the bless tool.  systemsetup currently allows you to select a startup drive with “-setstartupdisk” but returns with an error when trying to select a Windows/Bootcamp volume:

>sudo systemsetup -setstartupdisk /Volumes/Untitled
>Not a System Folder: /Volumes/Untitled/System/Library/CoreServices

I would expect the same behavior as selecting the volume in Startup Disk, where you can select either OS X or Bootcamp volumes.

The bless command also has additional options such as “nextonly” and select by device that should be supported by systemsetup -setstartupdisk as well.


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