Help- re-install of 5.1 release leaves bootloader unworkable
wegster at mindcore.net
Thu Oct 16 16:38:07 PDT 2003
Hey all- hopefully someone can point me in the right direction here.
After problems with cvsuped 5.1 current, I did a re-install of 5.1
RELEASE on a system with two IDE drives. The install appears to go
well, but on reboot, I'm faced with what appears to be 3(!!) options for
booting BSD, none of which work.
The system is a dual celeron 366MHz with 768M RAM.
HPT66 IDE controller which has 2 IDE drives plugged into it.
These show up as ad4 and ad5 during the install.
The boot menu shows as:
F3 Disk 1
none of which work.
If I type:
I get an error 1 lba 0
Other selections result in:
I have been able to load the fixit disk, and mount the correct
partitions, but the only references I've seen to any help with respect
to re-installing the boot loader are 'installbootloader' which doesn't
appear to be on this install.
So...how do I recover this install and remove the 'bad' entries in the
loader, and point it at the correct disk?
Disk layout is as follows:
ad3s1a /tmp 2G
ad3s1b swap 2G
ad4s1d /boot 128M
ad4s1a / 1G
ad4s1e /var 2G
ad4s2d /usr 10G
ad4s1b /home 5G
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