no boot/loader

acmeinc at
Sat Aug 9 00:00:55 UTC 2008

Check things?  Which things should I be checking for?   And where should I be
checking them, to be more specific, which optoin should I choose within
sysinstall to check the things?  

I am reading on another forum the installation is incorrect and to try
again, however I have tried many times.  Do you think the minimun install is
not enough to allow for bootup?

Derek Ragona wrote:
> At 04:42 PM 8/8/2008, acmeinc wrote:
>>No /boot/loader
>>no /boot/kernel/kernel
>>I isntalled FreeBSD 7.0 with the defaults for partiioning. I am using one
>>hard drive in which I followed with the ASQ (auto, tag for boot, quit)
>>command. I choose the standard boot loader option. I installed through the
>>master freebsd site via ethernet. Upon the congratulation screen is asks
>>a reboot, and to remove the boot disk, I resart to the error message
>>I believe it is because a boot loader is not installed, however, it should
>>be. Is it not in the set up, it is one of the first steps.
>>Following the errors I am in put into a boot prompt:
>>Are there any commands I can run from this prompt to manually boot? How
>>I make the boot work? Will I need to install my own boot loader? How can I
>>install a manul boot loader? How can I check if the boot loader is
>>installed, but just not loading properly?
> You would do well do try the install again, but check things BEFORE you 
> allow sysinstall to exit and reboot.  Also check that your BIOS has any 
> anti-virus settings not allowing the boot area of the hard disk to be 
> written, turned off.
>          -Derek
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