Swapping boot disks and getting mountroot>

Lisa Besko besko at msu.edu
Thu Aug 7 14:25:30 UTC 2008

Joseph Koshy wrote:
>> I notice that it finds the device ad4 but then it tries to mount root from
>> /dev/ad6s1a.  I've edited the fstab to have it look for ad4s1a but it still
>> won't boot.  Anyone have any pointers or ideas?
> Have you tried interrupting the boot sequence and setting new
> values for the `rootdev' and `root_disk_unit' loader variables?
> The loader(8) manual page has more information.

No I haven't tried that yet.  Will that get me to a point where I can 
trust it to boot on it's own to the correct disk all the  time?

Lisa Besko

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