Upon further investigation I was able to use the default MBR by running
the fixit disk and using "disklable -B da0s1". The question is, why must I
take this extra step every time I load FBSD on a scsi drive?
On Tue, 25 Feb 2003, Chris Miller wrote:
> It seems everytime I install on a scsi disk without the "boot manager"
> option (i.e. it's a single OS machine), I cannot boot the system after
> install. I have to create a fixit disk and install the boot manager in
> order to use the system. I've seen various complaints in the email
> archives about boot problems after install, but no definitive explanation
> of this specific problem. Am I doing something wrong or is this something
> that can be fixed. I've had this problem since I started with 4.5, but I
> suspect it's been around longer.
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