boot with GRUB

Christian Laursen xi at
Tue Jun 24 15:13:01 PDT 2003

Robert Storey <y2kbug at> writes:

> I recently installed 5.1-RELEASE - I was previously using 5.0.
> When I had 5.0, I could easily boot FBSD from GRUB using these settings
> in my Linux's /boot/grub/menu.lst file:
>   title FreeBSD
>   root (hd0,1,a)
>   kernel /boot/loader
>   boot
> These settings no longer work, and I get an error message that Linux
> does not recognize this (FBSD's) filesystem.

Is your / filesystem by any chance UFS2?

I don't think GRUB can read that yet. UFS1 should be fine though.
(It certainly works for me with FreeBSD 5.1)

Best regards
    Christian Laursen

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