backup drive bootabel
admin2 at enabled.com
Wed Nov 12 14:32:23 PST 2003
> i) Make the 2nd disk an identical copy to the 1st one. In this case
> should the 1st drive go AWOL, you would have to open the case and
> either remove the first drive or modify the jumpering on the disks to
> swap their order on the bus. You will need to mark the FreeBSD slice
> bootable in the disk partition label by running:
> # boot0cfg -B -b /boot/mbr -s 1 da1
okay this is the command I was Looking for but I am arriving at an error:
# boot0cfg -B -b /boot/mbr -s 1 da1
boot0cfg: /boot/mbr: unknown or incompatible boot code
I think the partitions are about the same so I am not clear why this is happening.
> So long as the slice tables and disklabels on da0 and da1 are pretty
> much the same, either disk should boot up smoothly.
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