Trouble getting new raid array to boot

David LeCount snailboy1 at
Fri Oct 9 11:02:57 UTC 2009

> 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.

I set sade to install a FreeBSD boot manager. Just to be sure, I just tried fdisk -B aacd0 and bsdlabel -B aacd0s1 and I'm still getting the same invalid partition error.


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