[PC-BSD Testing] Booting with Grub

Iain Bucław iainbuclaw at gmx.co.uk
Fri Aug 22 12:30:07 PDT 2008


> > Hi I've installed the PCBSD Alpha, I just need a little direction as to
> > how to boot the partition using GRUB.
> >
> > The partition number is sdb3 in Linux terms. root (hd1,2) in Grub terms.
> > If that is any help.
> >
> > Thanks in advanced.
> >
> > Regards
> > Iain
> >
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> I suggest:
> 
> title PC-BSD
> rootnoverify (hd1,2,a)
> kernel /boot/loader
> 
> Substitute a with the correct value for your setup
> 
> /Andreas
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Ah, thanks.
rootnoverify was the buzzword. Although all I've found that works is
this:

rootnoverify (hd1,2)
chainloader +1
boot

I will play round a bit more. But thanks for your help.

Iain



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