bless [folder options | device options | info options]
Enables a device containing a Mac OS 9, Darwin, or Mac OS X system
folder to be bootable, and selects an enabled device or system folder
to be the default boot system.
bless can also
report the current boot settings.
bless’s folder options to
enable and select system folders.
Enable a volume on New World Macintoshes to boot into Mac OS X by
copying file pathname into the Mac OS X system
folder (specified with
-folder) to use as the
BootX file. pathname is typically
Enable a volume to boot into Mac OS 9 by setting the required boot blocks.
Enable a volume to boot into Mac OS 9 by setting the required boot blocks, which are extracted from the data fork of file pathname.
Bless a Mac OS X system for booting, identified by its CoreServices directory pathname. (See example.)
Bless a Mac OS 9 folder for booting or use by Classic, identified by its system folder pathname. (See example.)
Use name as the system volume label used by the OS Picker, which appears when the Option key is held during startup.
Select to boot from volume pathname using its
already blessed system folder, instead of selecting a specific
folder. Specify a volume by its mount point pathname, such as
Retain the blessing of the blessed Mac OS 9 system folder ...