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Date:      Sun, 13 Jul 1997 18:45:00 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        z_keithd@TITAN.SFASU.EDU
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Booting problems and mounting root
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.970713184445.3597B-100000@localhost>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.PMDF.3.95.970713201629.116857A-100000@TITAN.SFASU.EDU>

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On Sun, 13 Jul 1997 z_keithd@TITAN.SFASU.EDU wrote:

> Ok...figuring that the only way I get get to dual-boot between windows 95
> and FreeBSD was to have the HD with win95 as the first of the two.  So..I
> swapped them, making wd0 now win95 and wd2 now FreeBSD.  
> 
> Everythings cool and it boots, EXCEPT for the fact that now it can't find
> the root filesystem to mount.  Here's my partition scheme on the now wd2
> 
> /      wd2s1a
> swap   wd2s1b
> /usr   wd2s1e   (i think)
> /var   wd2s1f   (i think)
> 
> Anyways, if someone knows what to pass at the Boot: prompt I'd be
> grateful!  I've had no luck.  THanks

type

wd(2,a)/kernel

to get started.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major
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