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Date:      Sun, 13 Nov 2016 15:01:32 +0000
From:      Mike Clarke <jmc-freebsd2@milibyte.co.uk>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Problems running memtest86+
Message-ID:  <20161113150132.1e2f7031@curlew.lan>
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On Sun, 13 Nov 2016 14:28:30 +0000
Manish Jain <bourne.identity@hotmail.com> wrote:

> I installed memtest86+ on my FreeBSD 11 box which had been installed a 
> few days back with the following partition schema on a 120 GB SSD :
> 
> ada0p1 : 200M : efi
> ada0p2 : 512K : freebsd-boot
> ada0p3 : 115G : freebsd-ufs
> ada0p4 : (remaining ~4G) : freebsd-swap
> 
> I see no mention of ada0p1 or ada0p2 anywhere in fstab. Is that okay ?

Yes, those partitions are only used by the boot process and aren't
accessed by the running system so they don't need to be mounted. 

[snip]

> Can anyone please tell me what to do to run memtest86+ with the current 
> setup ?

Create a bootable CD or USB flash drive from your downloaded MemTest86
image and boot from that. <http://www.memtest86.com/technical.htm>;

-- 
Mike Clarke



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