Dualboot Ntloader "invalid slice"

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at msu.edu
Mon Oct 23 15:01:17 UTC 2006

On Sun, Oct 22, 2006 at 10:41:50AM +0200, Laurens Timmermans wrote:

> Kent Stewart schreef:
> >
> >Well "copy" will sometimes copy as asci instead of binary. You have /a and 
> >/b to force one type or the other.
> >
> >Xcopy, I think, always copies binary. I think a drag and drop does will 
> >also prefer to copy as binary.
> >
> >Kent
> >
> I tried the following:
> "bsdlabel -B ad0s3"
> according to the manual this should recreate boot1 and boot2 ? I made a 
> backup of boot1 but the above command does not recreate boot1. It only 
> does something with /boot/boot. So i restored the backup of boot1, 
> copied the first 512 bytes of /boot/boot to a usb-stick using dd. I 
> booted back into windows and used xcopy to copy the boot1-file to my c:.
> But still i get "Invalid slice"

I didn't see what the OP was, but fdisk is what creates slices, not bsdlabel.
bsdlabel subdivides slices (or a psuedo-slice on a dangerously dedicated disk).


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