amd64/185623: [install] freebsd 10.0-RC5 fresh install does not boot on asus h87m-e

Marcel Moolenaar marcel at
Sat Feb 15 00:04:40 UTC 2014

On Feb 14, 2014, at 9:48 AM, John Baldwin <jhb at> wrote:
>> Interesting, I wasn't aware of this change. So this is an attribute of 
>> the entire geom? It's an easy enough change to make, but I want to be 
>> sure I'm doing the right thing.
> Yes, it's a setting applied to the GPT I believe, though I'm not actually sure
> if gpart allows setting this flag directly currently.  It may be that we need
> that added to gpart so that there is a non-hacky way to set this flag in the

It can be set using gpart:
	gpart create -s gpt ${dev}
	gpart bootcode -b /boot/pmbr -B /boot/gptboot ${dev}
	gpart set -a active {dev}

In other words, the set and unset commands can now also be
applied to the scheme at large and not only to patitions.


Marcel Moolenaar
marcel at

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