4.10-STABLE boot issues
dwhite at gumbysoft.com
Wed Jun 16 21:42:50 GMT 2004
On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Brad Waite wrote:
> I just installed 4.10 (and upgraded to 4.10-STABLE) on a 2 x 9GB SCSI disk
> AMI MegaRAID array (RAID0). I set up slices as I have previously with
> 30GB+ IDE drives:
> 1GB swap
> 29GB /
> Fdisk, label and the rest of install went fine, as did the update, but on
> all reboots (even before the update) I got the following error:
> Disk error 0x1 (lba=0x21fc09f)
> No /boot/loader
>From what you got later, it looks like just /boot/loader got corrupted
somehow. Go into src/sys/boot/i386 in your 4.10-STABLE tree and do 'make
depend && make && make install' as root. That should rebuild & reinstall
> 1. Created a /boot.config containing "0:da(0,a)/kernel"
Make sure you remove this when you get loader rebuilt.
> To further investigate, I copied /boot/loader to / and changed
> /boot.config to '0:da(0,a)/loader' and whaddya know? It now runs the BTX
> loader properly.
> So what's going on? Can anyone answer this stumper?
Is /boot on /? :-)
Doug White | FreeBSD: The Power to Serve
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