Boot prompt problem after installation

Richard Smith rdls at
Fri Sep 8 11:42:39 BST 2000

Kevin Robert Matthew Fitzgerald wrote:
> Dear News group readers,
> I have installed Free BSD onto my laptop's hard drive
> and want it as the only OS on the machine
> but after the process of installation I cannot get the system to boot.
> I get the following messages at start up -
> F1 Free BSD

This is the FreeBSD boot manager. If you only have one O/S installed you
can use a standard MBR which will skip this first menu. This is an
option in sysinstall.

> No/boot/loader

Is FreeBSD loaded into the first partition on the disk and/or is there a
save-to-disk partition before it?


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