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Re: DFBSD on 2nd drive fails to boot, FreeBSD succeeds same partition

From: Pete Renshaw <colpete@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 21:05:47 -0400

Chris Pressey wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 14:21:18 -0700 (PDT)
> Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> :> | Seeing if ad1s2 needs to be created...
>> :> | No, ad1s2 already exists
>> :> `->>> Exit status: 0
>> :> 
>> :> ,-<<< Executing 'mount /dev/ad1s2a /mnt'
>> :> | mount: /dev/ad1s2a : No such file or directory
>> :> `->> Exit status: 1
>> :
>> :Does it help if you manually "cd /dev && ./MAKEDEV ad1s2a" before
>> using:the installer?  From this it looks like it somehow skipped
>> making that:device node... I thought we caught all these cases, all
>> but maybe not.
>>     It looks like the installer is testing ad1s2 and assuming that
>>     ad1s2a exists if ad1s2 does, but in fact this is not necessarily
>>     the case.  MAKEDEV by default will create ad1s2 but not
>>     ad1s2{partition}.
> It looks that way, but the part of the log shown is actually generated
> from two independent parts of the installer.  The 'mount' bit has no
> direct relation to the 'maybe_makedev' bit.
> Pete, I need to know exactly what you were trying to do when you got the
> message
> Execution of the command
> mount /dev/ad1s2a /mnt
> FAILED with a return code of 1
> in order to figure this out (was it "Configure an Installed System" by
> any chance?)
> -Chris

"Configure an Installed System" is what I used then "view logs"  I'll have
the full error report tomorrow morning.  The inspection of the first hard
drive seemed OK.

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