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Re: Grub will not boot FreeBSD 5.1

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Grub will not boot FreeBSD 5.1
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 12:24:49 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.4i

On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 08:34:15AM +0400, Sergey Matveychuk wrote:
> Chris Reichow wrote:
> >Support is currently in the works, but in the interim you should be able 
> >to use:
> >
> >title FreeBSD
> >root (hd0,1,a)
> >chainloader (hd0,1,a)+1
> rootnoverify (hd0,1)
> chainloader +1
> I guess it's better?

Yes. We want to chainload FreeBSD's bootloader, which is placed in the
disklabel rather than the filesystem, so we want "(hd0,1)". The device
is implied by the "root" command and not needed in "chainloader +1".

Robert Millan

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