On Sat, 21 Jun 2003, Alexandru Savescu wrote:
> Hello BSD-lovers, > i'm stuck on a tricky situation: > > i got FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE running smoothly on a SCSI disk, > but i had to move the HDD on a multi-OS system, so i am > heading this problem: > > there are 3 disks > - ad0: IDE WDC-drive with a MSwinOS > - da0: SCSI IBM-drive with Debian Linux > - da1: SCSI IBM FreeBSD disk > > ad0 is the primary disk with lilo in the MBR > > lilo.conf uses > > boot=/dev/hda > ... > /dev/sda1 to boot the debianOS > /dev/sdb1 to boot FreeBSD > > well, this is working fine for winOS and linux but FreeBSD > returns this error lines: > > Root mount failed: 22 > Mounting root from ufs:/dev/da2s1a > Root mount failed: 22 > Mounting root from ufs:/dev/da2a > Root mount failed: 22 > > Manual root filesystem specification: > mountroot> > > > i've tried all kind of combos like ufs:/dev/da1s1a but nothing worked out. > what i still can't understand is why it's trying to mount /dev/da2 instead of > /dev/da1 Have you followed the applicable instructions from section 7.3.1 of the handbook? It give a sample format and instructions specifically for when linux and FreeBSD are on separate hard drives. Cheers, Viktor _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"