Migrate primary disk (duplicate)
alexandre.delay at free.fr
Tue Aug 2 19:04:52 GMT 2005
1) boot0cfg -Bv -s 1 -t 20 ad2
=> the boot process stops displaying "F1 FreeBSD ... Default: F1"
2) boot0cfg -Bv -o packet,noupdate -s 1 -t 20 ad2
after doing a sysctl kern.geom.debugflags=16
=> the boot process passes "F1 FreeBSD ... Default: F1" and then stops at
"can't load kernel" (boot2 I guess)
De : Gary W. Swearingen [mailto:garys at opusnet.com]
Envoye : mardi 2 aout 2005 00:30
A : Alexandre D.
Cc : freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Objet : Re: Migrate primary disk (duplicate)
"Alexandre D." <alexandre.delay at free.fr> writes:
> I made several tests. the exact problem is to install the freebsd boot
But your "fdisk -B -b /boot/boot0" should have done that. I'm not
sure if it has defaults that would work for you though. boot0cfg
tells you what defaults it will use and lets you change them.
> If I use any command line utility to restore the boot manager, it doesnt
Does "any" include "boot0cfg"?
> If I use /stand/sysinstall, choose fdisk and "Install the FreeBSD boot
> Manager", it works
> What is the exact command line for this?
Depends upon what you want. Read boot0cfg manpage; it's short.
I used this once:
boot0cfg -Bv -o packet,noupdate -s 3 -t 9999 ad0
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