The last push
teilhk at Phreaker.net
Tue May 13 21:11:55 PDT 2003
On Tue, 2003-05-13 at 20:31, Andy Farkas wrote:
> On 13 May 2003, Teilhard Knight wrote:
> > It displays: "mounting root from ufs:ad2s2a", and a failure message.
> > then. it goes: "mounting root from ufs:da0s2e", and another failure
> > message (no such device "da"). This last attempt I think is done because
> > I added the line:
> > options ROOTDEVNAME=\"ufs:da0s2e\", which LINT gives for when the
> > root device cannot correctly guessed by the bootstrap code.
> You shouldn't have "options ROOTDEVNAME", you don't need it, and its
> actually causing problems in this case.
Yes, I figured that up myself, and I erased it already.
> > Now, I am left at boot with an inquire for a manual root filesystem
> > specification., like this:
> > <fstype><device> mount <device> using filesystem <fstype>
> > eg. ufs:/dev/da0s1a
> > ? List valid disk boot devices
> > <empty line> abort manual imput
> > mountroot>
> > What to do now?
> Did you try '?' to "List valid disk boot devices"?
No, I haven't. I will now.
> > Last thing to note. In my previous kernel, the HD where I have FreeBDS
> > installed was ad2, in this new kernel, it is ad1.
> It looks like you want:
> mountroot> ufs:ad1s1a
I tried it in the form ufs:/dev/ads1s1a, and it didn't work. I'll try it
as you say now.
Thanks for your feedback.
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