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Old 05-01-2010, 03:27 PM   #1
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FreeBSD / OpenBSD Installs Fine, But Won't Boot on Laptop


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Old 05-01-2010, 11:33 PM   #2
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Sounds almost like the disk isn't properly being marked active...though that doesn't explain why two BSD systems do the same thing.

Does the disk have a "recovery" partition at the front of the disk?
 
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Old 05-02-2010, 07:05 PM   #4
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fdisk shows:
Disk: wd0 geometry 12161/255/63 [195371568 sectors]
Offset: 0 Signature: 0xAA55
As far as I can tell, geometry looks good. What does "disklabel wd0" output?

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