How to upgrade kernel with gmirror boot?

Chris Shenton chris at
Sun Sep 27 13:57:51 UTC 2009

On Sep 26, 2009, at 5:47 PM, Stefan Bethke wrote:

> Am 26.09.2009 um 21:04 schrieb Chris Shenton:
>> PS: Current "gmirror list" output:
>> $ gmirror list
>> Geom name: boot
>> State: COMPLETE
>> Components: 1
>            ^^^
> There's your problem: your mirror consist of only ad6s1a.  You need  
> to add ad4s1a using gmirror insert, or tell your BIOS to boot from  
> the second disk.

That was it, exactly. I've been running with a broken mirror all this  
time, doh!  Added the second disk partition and was able to build and  
install kernel and boot from it.

Many thanks.

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