GRUB does not boot FreeBSD after installworld ...

[LoN]Kamikaze LoN_Kamikaze at
Thu Mar 30 07:08:59 UTC 2006

Norbert Augenstein wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 23:33 +0200, Michel Talon wrote:
>> Maybe you have an old Grub which doesn't grok UFS2?
> No, Grub 0.97 works fine with UFS2
> I will cvsup again and rebuild everything, without "CPUTYPE=athlon-xp"
> in make.conf
> I can remember some bootproblems on my laptop with CPUTYPE?=pentium3m
>> It is the case on my machine so i use chainloader to boot freebsd, like that:
>> title           FreeBSD
>> root            (hd0,3)
>> savedefault
>> makeactive
>> chainloader     +1
>> boot
>> Linux i can boot directly:
>> title           Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.8-2-k7
>> root            (hd0,5)
>> kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.8-2-k7 root=/dev/hda6 ro acpi=force
>> initrd          /boot/initrd.img-2.6.8-2-k7
>> savedefault
>> boot
>> WindowsXP i also chainload.

I had similar problems, the following entry in my /etc/make.conf fixed
this for me:

# /boot/loader crashs with pentium-m
.if ${.CURDIR:M*/src/sys/boot/i386/loader*}
.undef CPUTYPE
CPUTYPE?=               pentium3
CFLAGS=                 -O2 -pipe

Just replace pentium3 with something that works on your system.

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