On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 04:04:31PM +0100, Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have a problem with getting one system boot from a SCSI disk.
> The system was installed on an IDE disk, and then dump|restored to the
> SCSI one. I used /stand/sysinstall's fdisk to mark the slice bootable,
> and install the standard MBR, but all I got was "Missing operating
> system". If I install booteasy, it shows the menu, but doesn't boot from
> the SCSI disk.
> I've since then tried many different things, but since this area is a
> bit Greek to me, I'm not sure what's wrong.
> The disk (or the data on it) is fine: I have the box booted off of an
> IDE disk, with all filesystems, including /, mounted from the SCSI one.
> It just doesn't want to boot. It doesn't even get to the
>  >> FreeBSD/i386 BOOT
>  Default: 0:ad(0,a)/kernel
>  boot:
> prompt.
> I've realized I don't have a fscking idea about how booting works,
> especially in FreeBSD. Pretty embarrasing. :(

Mmm..a shot in the dark, have you enabled booting from SCSI device in
your BIOS ?

   Cliff Sarginson 
   The Netherlands

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