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Not sure exactly how/where to place this, but it ought to be added in some form.
 
Not sure exactly how/where to place this, but it ought to be added in some form.
 
==Error 19==
 
==Error 19==
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=== the background ===
  
(from a [http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=32601 FreeBSD forum post])
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; (from a [http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=32601 FreeBSD forum post]):
  
 
In any event, booting to FreeBSD from Grub now leads to
 
In any event, booting to FreeBSD from Grub now leads to
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Code:
 
Code:
  
Mounting from ufs:/dev/ad4s3a failed with error 19
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Mounting from ufs:/dev/ad4s3a failed with error 19
  
 
and thereafter to a mountroot prompt. Typing '?' at the mountroot prompt provides no GEOM managed disk devices whatsoever.
 
and thereafter to a mountroot prompt. Typing '?' at the mountroot prompt provides no GEOM managed disk devices whatsoever.
  
 
At this stage, I created a re-install CD of FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE and booted from it. However, the boot ended with
 
At this stage, I created a re-install CD of FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE and booted from it. However, the boot ended with
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Code:
 
Code:
  
Mounting from cd9660:/dev/iso9660/FREEBSD_INSTALL failed with error 19
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Mounting from cd9660:/dev/iso9660/FREEBSD_INSTALL failed with error 19
  
 
and then the mountroot prompt. Once again, typing a '?' at the prompt showed no GEOM managed disk devices.
 
and then the mountroot prompt. Once again, typing a '?' at the prompt showed no GEOM managed disk devices.
  
(from a [http://paulscomputernotes.blogspot.com.au/2012/06/installing-freebsd-90-drives.html blog post])
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=== the solution ===
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Here's where I found it and all that is need is to open the loader prompt during the CD/DVD/USB boot (by pressing 2 or ESC) and adding the following line:
 
Here's where I found it and all that is need is to open the loader prompt during the CD/DVD/USB boot (by pressing 2 or ESC) and adding the following line:
  
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     boot
 
     boot
  
Once the USB key has booted you can add the line
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Once the USB key has booted you can add the line
  
 
     debug.acpi.disabled ="hostres"
 
     debug.acpi.disabled ="hostres"
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to /boot/loader.conf, if you intend to use the key again.
 
to /boot/loader.conf, if you intend to use the key again.
 
In any event, once you have installed FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE, you still need to add this line to /boot/loader.conf.
 
In any event, once you have installed FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE, you still need to add this line to /boot/loader.conf.
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==== other refs ====
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Also documented in Open issues of [http://www.freebsd.org/releases/9.0R/errata.html FreeBSD v9.0R errata].

Latest revision as of 01:43, 12 January 2013

Not sure exactly how/where to place this, but it ought to be added in some form.

Contents

[edit] Error 19

[edit] the background

(from a FreeBSD forum post)

In any event, booting to FreeBSD from Grub now leads to

Code:

Mounting from ufs:/dev/ad4s3a failed with error 19

and thereafter to a mountroot prompt. Typing '?' at the mountroot prompt provides no GEOM managed disk devices whatsoever.

At this stage, I created a re-install CD of FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE and booted from it. However, the boot ended with

Code:

Mounting from cd9660:/dev/iso9660/FREEBSD_INSTALL failed with error 19

and then the mountroot prompt. Once again, typing a '?' at the prompt showed no GEOM managed disk devices.

[edit] the solution

(from a blog post)

Here's where I found it and all that is need is to open the loader prompt during the CD/DVD/USB boot (by pressing 2 or ESC) and adding the following line:

   set debug.acpi.disabled ="hostres"

and then booting with

   boot

Once the USB key has booted you can add the line

   debug.acpi.disabled ="hostres"

to /boot/loader.conf, if you intend to use the key again. In any event, once you have installed FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE, you still need to add this line to /boot/loader.conf.

[edit] other refs

Also documented in Open issues of FreeBSD v9.0R errata.

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