RAID 1 failure
ruel.freebsd at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 18:25:11 PDT 2009
Unfortunately, when I boot the machine I can't see the boot menu, Unlike
with my other machine running version 7.0 ang 6.0 FreeBSD there is a boot
menu but with this 7.1 reelase no boot menu showed up.
On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 2:15 AM, Adam Vandemore <amvandemore at gmail.com>wrote:
> Ruel Luchavez wrote:
>> Hope there is some one out here can fix my problem.
>> I have fresh installed FreeBSD 7.1 on my IBM system X3100 server (2 160GB
>> hard drive), I have decided to do a RAID1 by using the steps
>> on the handbook :
>> as the site stated you have to enable the loading of the geom_mirror.ko
>> kernel module during the system intialization
>> by putting
>> #echo 'geom_mirror_load="YES"' >> /boot/loader.conf
>> UNFORTUNATELY, I forgot that steps now I'm facing a problem how to correct
>> it where in after I restart the machine the system refuse to boot, I'm
>> stack on this loading:
>> F1 FreeBSD
>> F5 Drive 1
>> BTX loader 1.00 BTX version is 1.02
>> Consoles: Internal video/keyboard
>> Bios drive C: is disk 0
>> Bios drive D: is disk 1
>> Bios 631KB/2094592KB available memory
>> FreeBSD i386 bootstrap loader, Revision 1.1
>> (root at logan.case.buffalo.edu Thu Jan 1 09:55:10 UTC 2009)
>> Loading /boot/defaults/loader.cof
>> Do you have any idea how to do it?
>> Hope there is..
> You can load gmirror from the loader prompt as well. Option 6 from the
> boot menu I believe. ? will give list of exact commands. You should enter
> something like this:
> load geom_mirror
> then edit loader.conf after system is up.
> Adam Vandemore
> Systems Administrator
> IMED Mobility
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