On Wednesday 25 June 2003 1:52 am, Dan Nelson wrote: > In the last episode (Jun 25), Robert Storey said: > > On 25 Jun 2003 00:12:57 +0200 Christian Laursen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > Robert Storey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > > > When I had 5.0, I could easily boot FBSD from GRUB using these > > > > settings in my Linux's /boot/grub/menu.lst file: > > > > > > > Is your / filesystem by any chance UFS2? > > > > I believe you are right, my filesystem is UFS2. Changing the > > filesystem back to UFS1 is probably more than I'd want to do, so I > > guess I'll stick with booting using GAG (on a floppy or CDROM) until > > such time as GRUB acquires the ability to boot UFS2. > > Another thing to try is chaining to the bootblock on the FreeBSD > partition. Use "rootnoverify (hd0,1)", then "chainloader +1", then > "boot".
I can confirm that this does indeed work. Grub doesn't know how to read UFS2 filesystems, so to boot FreeBSD 5.1 I'm currently using : root (hd1,0,a) chainloader +1 boot (FreeBSD is installed on my 2nd HDD) Cheers! Andrew. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"