FBSD 8: custom kernel config ends boot at "mountroot>". Plz. help!

Rob spamrefuse at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 19 13:38:40 UTC 2010


My system boots fine with the GENERIC kernel on FreeBSD 8.0

I made a custom kernel, but the boot process then ends with the


error and prompt.

Apparently something is wrong with my kernel config file.

Can somebody check it below and tell me what is wrong with my kernel config 
file? Especially the GEOM_PART_* at the end might be the culprit, although this 
configuration used to work for 7.3.

Thank you!


# My kernel config file:
cpu        I686_CPU
ident        MYKERNEL
options     SCHED_ULE        # ULE scheduler
options     PREEMPTION        # Enable kernel thread preemption
options     INET            # InterNETworking
options     INET6            # IPv6 communications protocols
options     SCTP            # Stream Control Transmission Protocol
options     FFS            # Berkeley Fast Filesystem
options     SOFTUPDATES        # Enable FFS soft updates support
options     UFS_ACL            # Support for access control lists
options     UFS_DIRHASH        # Improve performance on big directories
options     COMPAT_FREEBSD7        # Compatible with FreeBSD7
options     _KPOSIX_PRIORITY_SCHEDULING # POSIX P1003_1B real-time extensions
options     KBD_INSTALL_CDEV    # install a CDEV entry in /dev
device        pci
device        ata
device        atadisk        # ATA disk drives
options     ATA_STATIC_ID    # Static device numbering
device        scbus        # SCSI bus (required for SCSI)
device        da        # Direct Access (disks)
device        pass        # Passthrough device (direct SCSI access)
device        atkbdc        # AT keyboard controller
device        atkbd        # AT keyboard
device        psm        # PS/2 mouse
device        vga        # VGA video card driver
device        splash        # Splash screen and screen saver support
device        sc
device        pmtimer
device        loop        # Network loopback
device        ether        # Ethernet support
device        pty        # BSD-style compatibility pseudo ttys
device        md        # Memory "disks"
device        bpf        # Berkeley packet filter
options HZ=1000
nodevice mem
nodevice io
nodevice uart_ns8250
nooptions GEOM_PART_BSD
nooptions GEOM_PART_EBR
nooptions GEOM_PART_MBR


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