Three questions...

George Ruch george.ruch at
Mon Jul 18 07:50:05 GMT 2005

On Mon, 18 Jul 2005 09:28:04 +0200, you wrote:

>As I understand, you try to install from the second hard disk.
>When I last tried this (using FreeBSD 4) it did not work such way,
>because I found that in FreeBSD's boot sector code the drive number
>is hard-coded. So you would have to go to the source directory, change
>the drive number, assemble the boot sector and put it to drive C. This
>worked for me.

That tracks with the behavior I saw.  I've had references to gag
as a self-contained boot manager (see upthread).  Meanwhile, I'm
arguing (quite literally) with the install on Junior.

|     George Ruch
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