I thought there was a recent discussion about this. Would you mind filing a bug so this gets looked at?
-a On 23 August 2014 02:42, Joel Dahl <j...@vnode.se> wrote: > > 23 aug 2014 kl. 09:17 skrev Matthew D. Fuller <fulle...@over-yonder.net>: > >> On Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 09:02:10AM +0200 I heard the voice of >> Joel Dahl, and lo! it spake thus: >>> >>> Today I installed 11-CURRENT from the 20140811 FreeBSD/i386 snapshot >>> on my IBM T43 laptop but encountered some problems. The memstick >>> installation went fine and I pretty much used default values >>> everywhere, but upon reboot I got ”Boot loader too large”. Nothing >>> more. Any ideas? >> >> The freebsd-boot partition is bigger than five hundred twenty-mumble >> k. It'll be OK if you squeeze it down to 512. Somthing like 'gpart >> resize -i 1 -s 512k ada23' (untested, sub your disk). > > Yes, gpart fixed it. Thanks. > > But it’s annoying. Why is manual tinkering required here? Why isn’t it set to > 512k by default? > > I checked the handbook (2.6.3), and it says ”the freebsd-boot partition > should be no larger than 512K due to current boot code limitations” ... > > Joel > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"