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


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