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Date:      Mon, 27 Jun 2011 06:40:27 -0700
From:      Kurt Buff <kurt.buff@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: fubar'ed it good this time...
Message-ID:  <BANLkTimbCcsdGnNLWcYvEjQUy5EHWDbVjQ@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <4E08558A.7000101@my.gd>
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On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 03:03, Damien Fleuriot <ml@my.gd> wrote:
> On 6/27/11 8:17 AM, Kurt Buff wrote:
<snip>
>> I've even downloaded and burned the 8.2 live boot iso, but it says it
>> can't find a hard drive from sysinstall - both the Fdisk and Label
>> options say
>> =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0"No disks found! Please verify that your disk contro=
ller
>> =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0is being properly probed at boot time. See the Hardw=
are
>> =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0guide on the Documentation menu for clues on
>> =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0diagnosing this type of problem."
>>
>> I get no love from the Fixit shell, either, with /dev being void of
>> any reference to the hard drive - just acd0.
>>
>> I'm pretty sure that if I can mount the disk that I can just edit the
>> cruft out of /etc/fstab, and it will all be fine, but I can't get
>> there...
<snip>
>
>
> You'll want to download a live CD with UFS support :)
>
> MFSBSD comes to mind:
>
> http://mfsbsd.vx.sk/

Your advice sounds reasonable, but that site seems devoted to zfs bootables=
.

I wonder if an 8.1 livefs iso will do the trick...

Kurt



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