Warren Block said: >> >> Doug complained: >> >> >> >> "Invalid partition table" >> > >> The data for partition 2 is: >> sysid 165 (0xa5),(FreeBSD/NetBSD/386BSD) >> start 4096575, size 20964825 (10236 Meg), flag 80 (active) >> beg: cyl 255/ head 0/ sector 1; >> end: cyl 1023/ head 254/ sector 63 >> The data for partition 3 is: >> sysid 165 (0xa5),(FreeBSD/NetBSD/386BSD) >> start 25061400, size 95040540 (46406 Meg), flag 80 (active) >> beg: cyl 1023/ head 255/ sector 63; >> end: cyl 1023/ head 254/ sector 63 >> The data for partition 4 is: >> <UNUSED> >> > > You have two active partitions, 2 and 3. The stock MBR doesn't like > having more than one active (bootable), and gives the "Invalid partition > table" message. So either clear the active flag on one, or use boot0cfg > to install the multi-boot loader. (At least I think this is what is > going on, based on the source for mbr.) >
Well I'll be... I used fdisk to set partition 2 active, rebooted the box and it came up fine. Many thanks for your assistance. -- Regards, Doug _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"