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Date:      Tue, 15 May 2007 21:09:27 +0200
From:      "Olivier Utkala" <moebius444@hotmail.com>
To:        <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: mount problem after the kernel load: Manual root filesystem specification
Message-ID:  <BAY144-DAV1020469FA29B9F9602B480913D0@phx.gbl>

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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.

I set the correct value for vfs.root.mountfrom in file 
/boot/loader.rc, and then the start process can continue without asking
manual root filesystem specification :

=============8<---------------------------
\ Set this to mount 
set vfs.root.mountfrom=ufs:/dev/ad2s1a
=============8<---------------------------

Hope this hint help other people.




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