Subject: Re: unbootable new disk?
To: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
From: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/24/2004 14:38:10
[Thus spake Christos Zoulas ("CZ: ") 12:52pm...]
CZ: Which means that the fdisk partition has the wrong magic? I am just guessing.
CZ: I would escape to shell and:
CZ: 1. Run fdisk -u and make sure you write in the partition in question
CZ: so that the magic gets fixed [in case that was broken].
CZ: 2. Run fdisk -i to update the mbr; this will use the standard console. You
CZ: can change it later.
CZ: 3. Run disklabel -r wd0 to see if the label is there. If not, you can use
CZ: disklabel -I -ir wd0 to create it interactively. If it is there, you
CZ: can use disklabel -ir wd0 to edit it.
4. Make sure you set the fdisk partition in question to be "Active" via