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Re: [grub #47] [half-patch ?] grub-install doesn't recognise root partit

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: [grub #47] [half-patch ?] grub-install doesn't recognise root partition on FreeBSD
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 12:18:36 +0900
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At Mon, 17 Feb 2003 14:52:28 +0100,
Creep wrote:
> Hello. I'm not sure I'm the best person to say that, because i'm a newbie to
> FreeBSD [switched from linux]. The /dev/radxxx devices work, but the problem
> is, that grub-install script [not grub binary itself] compares /dev/radxxx 
> names
> to those printed by mount(8) to find the root partition, and these are in
> /dev/adxxx format, which results in 'root partition doesn't have a 
> corresponding BIOS drive'. 
> The workaround with deleting 'r' from device names in grub install works for 
> me
> but i'm not sure if it's BSD-philosophy compatible :)

Ok, I understand. Give me some more time... I'll think of a good fix.


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