Dual-boot does not work with GRUB
judmarc at fastmail.fm
Mon Dec 22 18:56:35 PST 2003
On Mon, 22 Dec 2003 18:58:16 -0600, Tillman Hodgson
<tillman at seekingfire.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 23, 2003 at 01:52:46AM +0100, Jaroslaw Nozderko wrote:
>> I've got the following error:
>> Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0xa5
>> Error 17: Cannot mount selected partition
>> Does GRUB have some problems with FreeBSD partition ?
> I recently ran into the same problem - I found the solution in an
> archived posting to the bug-grub@ mailing list (from Sergey Matveychuk
> on Sep 25 2003, if you're interested).
> Try this:
> rootnoverify (hd0,1)
> chainloader +1
Is your root partition UFS2? GRUB does not understand UFS2 yet as far as
I know, so you may need to chainload as in the above example.
More information about the freebsd-questions