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Date:      Mon, 14 May 2007 16:25:57 +0300
From:      Volodymyr Kostyrko <>
Subject:   Re: mount problem after the kernel load: Manual root filesystem  specification
Message-ID:  <f29o15$pjq$>
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Olivier Utkala wrote:
> Hi All,
> After the kernel load, it's necessary for me to enter the folowing to 
> continue the start process:
> mountroot> ufs:ad2s1a
> I find on another machine, wich start correctly, with the same version 
> of FreeBSD, that the last line of command kenv results:
>    vfs.root.mountfrom="ufs:/dev/ad0s1a"
> On my start-problem machine, these last line don't exists.
> How can I resolve these problem to start correctly, without enter 
> filesystem specification each time?
> Thanks in advance for any response.

  1. What is your fstab entry for '/'?
  2. man boot, especially about '/boot.config'. You can see how this can 
be used for switching boot drive at 

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