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Date:      Fri, 29 May 2015 19:36:47 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        David Newman <dnewman@networktest.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Missing boot loader
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.20.1505291930570.44555@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <556910C9.7010706@networktest.com>
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On Fri, 29 May 2015, David Newman wrote:
> On 5/29/15 12:22 PM, Warren Block wrote:
>>
>>> The source machine has boot files in its root partition, under /boot.
>>
>> Those are copies of the binary bootcode that must be written to a
>> freebsd-boot partition to make a disk bootable.

To clarify: the binary bootcode files are in /boot, but there are other 
files in there as well.  It's not just bootcode.

> Remade the partitions, redid the restore, and now the target VM boots as
> expected. Thanks again!

Excellent!  It's always nice when this stuff works. :)



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