boot with GRUB
y2kbug at ms25.hinet.net
Tue Jun 24 15:30:06 PDT 2003
On 25 Jun 2003 00:12:57 +0200
Christian Laursen <xi at borderworlds.dk> wrote:
> Robert Storey <y2kbug at ms25.hinet.net> 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
I believe you are right, my filesystem is UFS2. Changing the filesystem
back to UFS1 is probably more than I'd want to do, so I guess I'll stick
with booting using GAG (on a floppy or CDROM) until such time as GRUB
acquires the ability to boot UFS2.
Thanks for the fast response to my question.
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