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Date:      Sat, 7 Feb 2009 23:56:36 +0300
From:      "Victor M. Blood" <root@masm.elcom.ru>
To:        "Victor M. Blood" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>,  <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: How to change default boot loader location
Message-ID:  <228194658.20090207235636@masm.elcom.ru>
In-Reply-To: <122010701.20090205172937@masm.elcom.ru>
References:  <122010701.20090205172937@masm.elcom.ru>

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Hi, All.

problem solved by hack-fix /sys/boot/i386/boot2.c

On 05.02.2009, Victor M. Blood wrote:

> I have a SATA-II disk, which split for 4 primary partitions, eg:
> 1. NTFS  (Active) / ntldr
> 2. BSD (/var, /usr)
> 4. NTFS
> 3. BSD (/, swap)
> * partitions showed as 'how it's phisicaly placed on drive'

> Used bootpart I have create 'freebsd.bin' and try to loadup it into
> ntldr, boot.ini

> eg: bootpart 2 LBA freebsd.bin

> Freebsd loader shows two error messages about 'Invalid Partition' and
> prompt me
> boot: 0:ad(0,a)/boot/kernel/kernel

> Then I 'by hands' try: 0:ad(4,3,a)/boot/loader, Free BSD has normal
> start loader, menus, kernel, etc... works!

> I try write this line in /boot.config, but have no any result...
> eg: echo "0:ad(4,3,a)/boot/loader" >/boot.config

> Help me please, how I can get autoboot from slice 3, unit 4 ?

> PS: sorry for my english.



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With all regards, Victor M. Blood.   mailto: freebsd@masm.elcom.ru
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