RELENG_7/amd64: booting from gpt failed.

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at
Tue Sep 2 16:47:04 UTC 2008

Dear colleagues,

I'm trying to set up new machine with RAID array slightly larger than 2T, so 
I'm forced to use gpt.

I did successfully 

gpt create
gpt boot
gpt add 
tar base system

gpt show output looks like:

       start        size  index  contents
           0           1         PMBR
           1           1         Pri GPT header
           2          32         Pri GPT table
          34         128      1  GPT part - FreeBSD boot
         162     1048576      2  GPT part - FreeBSD UFS/UFS2
     1048738    33554432      3  GPT part - FreeBSD swap
    34603170  4359862077      4  GPT part - FreeBSD ZFS
  4394465247          32         Sec GPT table
  4394465279           1         Sec GPT header

and I hope it boots from da0p2, but it fails:

               /boot.config: -Dh -S115200

FreeBSD/i386 boot
Default: 0:ad(0p2)/boot/loader
boot: Consoles: internal video/keyboard  serial port  
BIOS drive C: is disk0
BIOS 628kB/3405248kB available memory

FreeBSD/i386 bootstrap loader, Revision 1.1
(marck at, Wed Feb 20 17:29:26 MSK 2008)

can't load 'kernel'

Type '?' for a list of commands, 'help' for more detailed help.
OK ls
bad path ''
OK show loaddev
OK show currdev

Quick googling does not help much. 

Any hints? Thanks in advance.

D.Marck                                     [DM5020, MCK-RIPE, DM3-RIPN]
[ FreeBSD committer:                                 marck at ]
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