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What does boostate and updated field mean in boot.cfg? I am trying to figure out the way to determine the bootbank from which ESXi will boot. I was thinking of relying on bootstate = 0 but found that both bootbanks can have bootstate of 0.

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May I ask why you're looking for this? – ewwhite Sep 24 '12 at 23:59

From this question the boot.cfg with the higher updated value is the primary bootbank. I'm not certain on the use of boot state.

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