FTP server for install link broken?
wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Jan 27 19:22:59 UTC 2012
On Fri, 27 Jan 2012, Kaya Saman wrote:
> On 01/27/2012 04:16 PM, Warren Block wrote:
>> On Fri, 27 Jan 2012, Kaya Saman wrote:
>>> am currently trying to install FreeBSD 9 on my Lenovo X220 and noticed
>>> that the link on this page in the FreeBSD Handbook is broken:
>> See the header at the top of that page. There is a new chapter for
>> installing 9.0 and later. The equivalent section is
> Oh ok.....
> Anyway as I'm familiar with BSD 8.x I did the install without reading!!
> My issue was really to find the .img file for USB booting.
> All done now but can't seem to get Fedora 16's GRUB to boot BSD 9.0.... I
> guess it's time to consult the documentation after all; even though
> Google'ing provided results that didn't yield answers as the Linux GRUB can't
> find the partition/slice combo???
The default install of FreeBSD 9 uses GPT, so there are no slices or
FreeBSD (bsdlabel) partitions. Instead of ad0s1a, it would just be
ada0p2. Don't know what Linux calls these partitions, though.
> Tried chainloading but that didn't work either probably as no boot-loader got
> loaded into the PBR by default.
If you want multiboot on a GPT drive, grub2 seems to be the solution.
(But I haven't tested it.)
More information about the freebsd-questions