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Re: [grub #47] [half-patch ?] grub-install doesn't recognise root partit
Yoshinori K. Okuji
Re: [grub #47] [half-patch ?] grub-install doesn't recognise root partition on FreeBSD
Wed, 19 Feb 2003 12:18:36 +0900
Wanderlust/2.8.1 (Something) SEMI/1.14.3 (Ushinoya) FLIM/1.14.3 (Unebigoryōmae) APEL/10.3 Emacs/21.2 (i386-debian-linux-gnu) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)
At Mon, 17 Feb 2003 14:52:28 +0100,
> Hello. I'm not sure I'm the best person to say that, because i'm a newbie to
> FreeBSD [switched from linux]. The /dev/radxxx devices work, but the problem
> is, that grub-install script [not grub binary itself] compares /dev/radxxx
> to those printed by mount(8) to find the root partition, and these are in
> /dev/adxxx format, which results in 'root partition doesn't have a
> corresponding BIOS drive'.
> The workaround with deleting 'r' from device names in grub install works for
> but i'm not sure if it's BSD-philosophy compatible :)
Ok, I understand. Give me some more time... I'll think of a good fix.