Re: GRUB2 and GNU/kFreeBSD (was: Re: GNU/kFreeBSD into the Debian archive (aka we need your help))
On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 04:54:47PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 05, 2009 at 07:54:22PM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Sun, Apr 05, 2009 at 07:29:00PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> > > Recent versions of GRUB 2 can load the kernel directly. Something like
> > > this I think:
> > >
> > > freebsd /boot/kernel
> > > freebsd_loadenv /boot/devices.hints
> > > set FreeBSD.vfs.root.mountfrom=ufs:ad0s1
> > Anyone managed to get the Debian grub maintainance scripts working
> > from inside GNU/kFreeBSD?
> > My recent try (just a few weeks ago) failed badly because grub-probe
> > (and therefore update-grub) expects harddisks to be block devices
> > while they are character devices under (k)FreeBSD.
> This was recently fixed in upstream. According to Felix (CCed), grub-setup
> still has trouble, though:
> grub-setup: error: cannot open `/dev/da0' in open_device()
I don't have time to test this right now, but for the reference, it seems
that g_open() from libgeom needs to be used rather than plain open().
The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."