Dualbooting STABLE & CURRENT

David O'Brien dev-null at nuxi.com
Sun Nov 2 12:23:21 PST 2003

On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 01:26:10PM -0800, Steve Wingate wrote:
> STABLE taking the entire first disk (works fine)
> CURRENT taking the first 1/3 of the second disk and
> backup data taking the remaining 2/3 of the second disk.
> I have installed CURRENT (at least 8 times) but I cannot get it to boot.
> Choosing F1 on booteasy boots STABLE. Choosing F5 boots nothing but it
> then shows an F2 entry for FreeBSD. I choose F2 and nothing happens. I
> have tried boot easy on the first disk, the second disk, both disks and
> nothing seems to work. I have tried making both slices making bootable and
> every possible derivative I can think of. What am I missing here?

What exact steps did you take to set this up?
Also please boot into some version of FreeBSD and post the output of:

    fdisk da0
    disklabel da0s1
    fdisk da1
    disklabel da1s1

More information about the freebsd-current mailing list