boot with GRUB
andrew at cream.org
Tue Jun 24 20:18:07 PDT 2003
On Wednesday 25 June 2003 1:52 am, Dan Nelson wrote:
> In the last episode (Jun 25), Robert Storey said:
> > On 25 Jun 2003 00:12:57 +0200 Christian Laursen <xi at borderworlds.dk>
> > > Robert Storey <y2kbug at ms25.hinet.net> writes:
> > > > When I had 5.0, I could easily boot FBSD from GRUB using these
> > > > settings in my Linux's /boot/grub/menu.lst file:
> > > >
> > > Is your / filesystem by any chance UFS2?
> > 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.
> Another thing to try is chaining to the bootblock on the FreeBSD
> partition. Use "rootnoverify (hd0,1)", then "chainloader +1", then
I can confirm that this does indeed work.
Grub doesn't know how to read UFS2 filesystems, so to boot FreeBSD 5.1 I'm
currently using :
(FreeBSD is installed on my 2nd HDD)
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