i have installed FreeBSD on my private Computer and have a problem
on an IDE harddisk there is:
-a primary dos-partition with nt4-bootloader (and win95, dos62)
mounted on /mnt/dosc
-an enhanced dos partition mounted on /mnt/dosd
on a scsi harddisk there is:
-a primary ntfs-partition (sd0s1)
-a primary dos partition (fat), with the
-the freebsd slice (sd0s4)
-another ntfs-partition (sd0s3)
I started with the os/2-bootmanager disabled (i use the nt-bootloader
since i stopped using os/2) and installed FreeBSD-2.2.
Then i wanted to include FreeBSD in the nt-bootloader.
(i made a
'dd if=/dev/rsd0a of=/mnt/dosc/bootsect.bsd bs=512 count=1'
and added the following line to the Boot.ini:
When i boot and the nt-bootloader shows up his menu, i select FreeBSD,
but it shows the message "no bootable partition".
Then i activated the os/2 bootmanager and added FreeBSD to its
Now i can boot FreeBSD, but only if i type:
at the Boot: line. Otherwise the kernel loads but tries to mount the
root fs from sd1a.
After looking in the FAQ, the handbook and this newsgroup i found a
hint in "RTFM nextboot", which i did and after figuring out the
problems with the shell meta-characters i tried the following (i use
nextboot -b /dev/rsd0a 1:sd\(0,a\)/kernel
But: no change!
What i want to have:
Booting to the nt-boolader and selecting FreeBSD, NT or old dos/win95.