On Sat, 1 Feb 2003 21:19:02 +0100, "Chris Delnooz" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said: > Hi all, > > i'm experiencing problems with the installation of the GRUB bootloader. I > have > installed the port (grub version 0.92) and created the /boot/grub > directory > with the files from /usr/local/share/grub/i381-freebsd. Next I created a > menu.lst file in /boot/grub and thought to install GRUB in the mbr, so I > launch the grub shell. My fbsd install is on ad0s2 with / on partition a. > If > i am correct that should be (hd0,1,a) for grub, right? well this is what > i > get: > > grub> root (hd0,1,a) > > Error 21: Selected disk does not exist > > I looked up the error in the manual and it says: > "This error is returned if the device part of a device- or full filename > refers to a disk or BIOS device that is not present or not recognized by > the > BIOS in the system." > > which doesn't help me much i'm afraid... dmesg shows my disk as follows: > ad0: 39266MB <IC35L040AVVN07-0> [79780/16/63] at ata0-master UDMA100 > > does anyone have a clue what's going on here?
Two ideas, though you may want to wait to see if others more knowledgeable weigh in. Try the steps outlined in the manual regarding installing from a floppy disk. If that also runs into problems, try the "device" command to tell GRUB what hd0 is. Jud To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message