Boot Loader Issue
bc979 at lafn.org
Mon Jun 24 04:35:27 UTC 2013
On 23 June 2013, at 20:39, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Jun 2013, Doug Hardie wrote:
>> I had to convert a system from GPT to MBR. All went fine till I tried to reboot the system. It gets to mountroot and dies trying to mount from ufs:/dev/ada0p2. That won't work.
> The loader should be getting that information from /etc/fstab. Have the entries there been changed?
That was the problem. The system used GPT before and I can't believe I forgot to update fstab. That was a really dumb mistake. Thanks very much.
>> If I enter ufs:/dev/ada0s1a then the system boots fine and runs. I need to alter mountroot so it tries the right partition/slice. How do I do that? I couldn't find anything in the handbook on that.
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/boot-blocks.html has some information.
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