FreeBSD 9.3 new install problems ....

Polytropon freebsd at
Fri Aug 1 02:40:33 UTC 2014

On Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:35:30 -0500, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> [...] I partitioned the HDD;s using the shell option from the 
> partition dialog (used a shell script, redirected & captured most of the 
> output, although I saw a fair amount go by on the screen), did 
> everything else I *think* you are supposed to do, & finished the 
> install. I (tried to) reboot into the newly installed system & get the 
> following, see attached, done from memory since I couldn't otherwise 
> record the screen. Remember: I am a noob at FreeBSD :-) !!!!
> [...]
> not ufs
> not ufs
> not ufs
> gptboot: no loader @ 0:ad(0p3)/boot/loader
> gptboot: no kernel @ 0:ad(0p3)/boot/2kernel/kernel
> FreeBSD:GXEboot
> default: 0:ad(0p3)/boot/2kernel/kernel
> boot:

Hmmm... the "2" in "2kernel" looks strange, as the default path
to the kernel is /boot/kernel/kernel. The boot process tries to
access /boot/2kernel/kernel and cannot find it. You could try
to manually enter the correct path at the boot: prompt (like
the default: setting, but with the "2" removed). In worst case,
re-install the GPT boot block to reflect the correct setting.

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