kdk at daleco.biz
Tue Dec 13 09:21:27 PST 2005
Alex Zbyslaw wrote:
> Kevin Kinsey wrote:
>> A word of probable caution (though I stand ready to be corrected):
>> FreeBSD isn't like Linux in the fact that it expects /boot to be
>> in / (the 'a' slice of whatever disk the bootmgr has been instructed
>> to use)... so a seperate /boot will likely get you in trouble....
> You're not wrong. /boot directory should be on / partition. This has
> come up before but my attempts to find the discussion failed :-(
> Nitpickingly, that's the "a" BSD-partition of whatever slice
> (aka "fdisk partition") of whatever disk bootmgr has been instructed
> to use.
Thanks - I'm occasionally a tad lax with some terminology. As for the
"attempts to find the discussion" ... read on...
Giorgios Keramidas wrote:
>See the archives of this mailing lists for reasons why it's discouraged
>in the FreeBSD world.
Seems I was a tad off in my earlier estimate of "within the last 60 days"...
but Googling for " 'boot like linux' freebsd" produces the thread I was
thinking of (the initial post of which is here):
Take your Senator to lunch this week.
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