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Date:      Fri, 13 Sep 1996 18:21:03 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <>
Subject:   Re: Booting from sd1 at BIOS Drive 0
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <9608128425.AA842546892@caddmic.CADDMICRO.COM>

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On Thu, 12 Sep 1996 wrote:

>      I have a 2GB Seagate Barracuda at ID1 (FreeBSD 2.2 960801-SNAP)
>      When installing, the Barracuda was the BIOS 0 bootable drive, and 
>      sysinstall put a bootblock on this device correctly...sort of....
>      The only problem is, if I neglect to type "0:sd(1,a)/kernel" at the
>      "Boot:" prompt, the system understandably panics when trying to mount
>      / on sd(0,a).

Try rebuilding your kernel and modifying the 'kernel' line to read
something like:

kernel root on sd1 ..... 

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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