[PC-BSD Testing] Testing Digest, Vol 22, Issue 17
fitchkendall at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 21:32:55 PST 2008
> This may have something to do with it:
> 2.2.1 Boot Loader Changes
> [amd64, i386] The BTX kernel used by the boot loader has been changed to
> invoke BIOS routines from real mode. This change makes it possible to
> boot FreeBSD from USB devices.
> [amd64, i386] A new gptboot boot loader has been added to support
> booting from a GPT labeled disk. A new boot command has been added to
> which makes a GPT disk bootable by writing the required bits of the boot
> loader, creating a new boot partition if required."
> I'm glad things have finally 'started' (bad pun, I know) for you Ian!
Thanks for the info Brodey. If you keep using puns in sentences, we
will have to punish you with a sentence at the pun-i-tentiary.
(attempt at humor)
7.0.1 is working great on this computer, and it is now my main unit at home.
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