On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 9:08 PM, Da Rock <rock_on_the_...@comcen.com.au> wrote:
> > This seems to be a bit of a sideline... but how does it work if you move > the disk around? Assuming generic kernel, you should be boot that kernel > on practically any machine- right? But I had trouble with it not finding > the drive- boot manager ok, install fine, just won't boot. I assumed > that the da0xxx was simply a pointer (programming speak) so that if you > inserted the disk somewhere else (another port, another m/c, etc) it may > not "point" to the same place for booting. Would this be right? > I haven't had an issue with it finding the loader yet (but I'm not using GRUB, I'm using the FreeBSD loader). And following the directions linked above, I used the geom label process, so I don't have to worry about /dev/daXs1d or whatever it was detected on...just use /dev/ufs/FreeBSDStick (or whatever you label it). --Brian _-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_ Brian McCann "I don't have to take this abuse from you -- I've got hundreds of people waiting to abuse me." -- Bill Murray, "Ghostbusters" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"