kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Nov 28 12:56:47 PST 2003
On Fri, Nov 28, 2003 at 12:49:46PM -0800, Rishi Chopra wrote:
> After installing FreeBSD I get the following message:
> No /boot/loader
> FreeBSD/i386 boot
> Default: 0:da(0,a)/kernel
> When installing the OS, I created one partition using the entire disk
> (in this case a 560GB arrray) and created two mount points (256M 'swap'
> as da0s1a and 559G '/' as da0s1b. How can I get the OS to boot?
OK, you've done this backwards: the a partition is traditionally used
for / and b for swap. You should be able to boot by telling the
kernel to boot from the b partition though:
See the boot manpage once you've booted to see how to make the change
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