A problem with loader

Thomas Mueller mueller23 at insightbb.com
Wed Oct 3 02:04:11 UTC 2012

from Zbigniew <zbigniew2011 at gmail.com> :

> installed recently 9.0 - and I've got a little problem: while booting,
> "loader" somehow gets incorrect currdevice value, stopping boot
> process. It does get "disk1s6a", but it should be "disk1s7a". I can
> boot system, when I set currdev "manually", then type "boot".

> But how can I change it for steady, avoiding this typing each time? Of
> course, loader won't read its config files, when not having access to
> root directory. How can I pass the proper value to loader immediately?

> Maybe the fact, that I'm booting FreeBSD using GRUB, can be of any help?
> -- 
> regards,
> Zbigniew

Which GRUB are you using, legacy (0.97) or GRUB2?

Are you sure you specify the partition correctly in GRUB?

Partition numbering starts from 0 in GRUB legacy but from 1 in GRUB2.


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