Trouble getting new raid array to boot

Tim Judd tajudd at
Fri Oct 9 03:41:06 UTC 2009

On 10/8/09, David LeCount <snailboy1 at> wrote:
>> Is the aac driver in the kernel, or loaded as a kld before
>> you get
>> past the boot blocks, and loader?
> It's built into the kernel.

Then my answer would be missing MBR or boot blocks, an active
partition alone won't make a system boot.  it's just a flag to say
which partition is bootable, but doesn't mean that the boot flag
itself makes the partition boot.

fdisk(8) and bsdlabel(8) -- see the -B option to both.

If you have a dangerously dedicated disk, ignore fdisk.  If you don't
have a bsdlabel, ignore bsdlabel.

I do both on any standard install.


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