dual-boot troubles; /usr won't mount
kline at tao.thought.org
Tue Mar 22 22:44:25 PST 2005
On Tue, Mar 22, 2005 at 09:44:46PM -0500, jason henson wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
> > I'm having trouble installing 5.3 from my 4CD set. I have
> > a 10G Window partition; That leaves 3 slices available.
> > I have tried various sizes for /, SWAP, and /usr, but newfs
> > consistantly has trouble mounting /usr. I have no idea why.
> > After I hit return, the install completes, I reboot to see
> > F1: ???
> > F2: FreeBSD
> > F3: FreeBSD
> > F4: FreeBSD
> > F1 brings up my W2k; F2 boots FBSD but there is a system
> > error swhen it tried to mount /usr. I tried by-hand. No-joy.
> > Anybody know what I'm doing wrong? (Must I use the NT
> > bootloader, etc?)
> > gary
> Looks like you have 3 root "partitions" for FBSD and one for windows. I
> think you are dividing the disk up to soon. You only divide ad0 into
> ad0s1(w2k) and ad0s2(ufs).
The first CD boots 5.3 ad brings up /stand/sysinstall.
Every options I have tries sees the "NTFS" as ad0s1.
Is there another choice to chose to divvy up the drive
to give me more than three slices? This is where the
handbook gets muddy.
Can anybody 'splain this better??
> Then in the FBSD disk labeler you make /,
> swap, /usr, /tmp, etc.... So to recap it seems you have made ad0s1,
> ad0s2, ad0s3, and ad0s4 and the boot loader asks which you what to boot
> from. So there is no /usr(I guess) on ad0s2, you put it on ad0s3.
> Print out the steps from the handbook if you need to.
Which sections should I print out and go in a corner to read?
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public service Unix
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