Moved drives ...

illoai at illoai at
Thu Mar 15 01:11:21 UTC 2012

On 14 March 2012 17:39, David Walker <davidianwalker at> wrote:
> Hey.
> I had installed 9.0 to a SATA drive (ada1 I think) and went to install
> Windows on a higher numbered drive but Windows doesn't like that or so
> I gathered.
> Anyway, I moved drives around and installed Windows - FreeBSD is now
> ada2 I think.
> I'm used to OpenBSD where fixing this is a vi fstab ...
> What's the procedure on FreeBSD?

Yes, you can change the fstab (if you can get in via mountroot:
at the boot prompt, I believe) from single user mode.  If you'd've
used labels (either glabel or tunefs -L) you'd not have to change
your /etc/fstab at all.


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