Subject: Re: newbee questions on fdisk/boot
To: None <>
From: George Georgalis <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/14/2006 08:57:29
On Thu, Sep 14, 2006 at 07:04:47AM -0500, J.D. Bronson wrote:
>5. mount each partition such as /mnta /mnte/ /mntf and so on
>6. dump -0f - / | ( cd /mnta ; restore xf - ) for each partition

how did you exclude /mnta from the dump? 

>Then shut down. Attempt to boot off of the new drive.
>I get an error message saying it cant find '/boot'.

is it there? are you using bios or function keys to boot the
correct drive?

Personally I would install on the new drive as wd0 and on that
running system move, copy or delete files from your old wd1.

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator <IXOYE><