[PC-BSD Support] Grub can't find PC-BSD's partition

Terry Poulin bigboss1964 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 09:58:10 PDT 2008


try changing root to: root (hd2,0,a)


On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 12:30, Aniruddha <mailing_list at orange.nl> wrote:
> I installed PC-BSD on a spare harddrive. I didn't opt for a bootloader
> since I have multiple OS'es installed (Gentoo, Debian etc.). Therefor I
> use GRUB to boot PC-BSD.
>
> Before I installed PC-BSD I had FreeBSD installed on the same partition
> which booted fine. I replaced FreeBSD with PC-BSD and unfortunately GRUB
> can't find it's partition. Anyone has idea how I can fix this? Here's
> some relevant information:
>
> My GRUB entry:
>> title  FreeBSD 7.0
>> root   (hd2,a)
>> kernel /boot/loader
>
> The disk where PC-BSD is installed:
>> Disk /dev/sdi: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
>> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders
>> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
>> Disk identifier: 0x8f8000b1
>>
>>    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
>> /dev/sdi1   *           1       14358   115330603+   7  HPFS/NTFS
>> /dev/sdi2           14359       16908    20478976    7  HPFS/NTFS
>> Partition 2 does not end on cylinder boundary.
>> /dev/sdi3           16908       19457    20477803+  a5  FreeBSD
>> Partition 3 does not end on cylinder boundary.
>
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Aniruddha
>
>
>
>
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