Fwd: fubar'ed it good this time...
kurt.buff at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 14:35:37 UTC 2011
One more that should have made it to the list...
On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 08:21, Damien Fleuriot <ml at my.gd> wrote:
> On 6/27/11 3:40 PM, Kurt Buff wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 03:03, Damien Fleuriot <ml at my.gd> wrote:
>>> On 6/27/11 8:17 AM, Kurt Buff wrote:
>>>> I've even downloaded and burned the 8.2 live boot iso, but it says it
>>>> can't find a hard drive from sysinstall - both the Fdisk and Label
>>>> options say
>>>> "No disks found! Please verify that your disk controller
>>>> is being properly probed at boot time. See the Hardware
>>>> guide on the Documentation menu for clues on
>>>> diagnosing this type of problem."
>>>> I get no love from the Fixit shell, either, with /dev being void of
>>>> any reference to the hard drive - just acd0.
>>>> I'm pretty sure that if I can mount the disk that I can just edit the
>>>> cruft out of /etc/fstab, and it will all be fine, but I can't get
>>> You'll want to download a live CD with UFS support :)
>>> MFSBSD comes to mind:
>> Your advice sounds reasonable, but that site seems devoted to zfs bootables.
>> I wonder if an 8.1 livefs iso will do the trick...
> Works just fine for non ZFS stuff, we actually use it here with PXE to
> install new firewalls.
> Really, it'll do what you want, it has "ee" which is all you need.
Oh, how I wish you had been right, but no such luck. It doesn't find
any 'da' devices - just acd, again.
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