This is a crossover question because it involves the grub boot loader from Linux and FreeBSD's kernel. I have successfully booted into FreeBSD from grub, but the process produces an environment that is not 100% consistent (upgrading using freebsd-update has an issue, described below). My...
I am dual-booting Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) and FreeBSD on the same laptop. I decided to use Grub2 (explanation below). Since Linux boots, I am doing this from Linux. The kernel appears to boot and scrolls through the kernel messages, but then ends with the following message:
Mountroot: waiting for...
I wanted to install GRUB on FreeBSD 10.1.
When I try to install using "pkg install grub2/grub", I am getting package not found error.
I am new to FreeBSD. Kindly help me out in installing grub on 10.1.
I installed Grub2 by following https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/28443/
(Grub2 is taken from http://ftp-archive.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD-Archive/ports/amd64/packages-8.3-release/Latest/)
But while reboot, "Grub Rescue Mode" is displayed.
When I execute "ls" in grub rescue prompt, only...
I'm wondering how I can install centos using a kickstarter file under bhyve.
The way I would normally do it is bake the ks.cfg into the iso file and edit isolinux.cfg adding
append initrd=initrd.img inst.stage2=hd:LABEL=CentOS-7 inst.ks=cdrom:/dev/cdrom:/ks.cfg
Since bhyve uses grub2...
Because of several reasons I must install a centos7 virtual machine on a zfs filesystem on freebsd 11 (It must be centos, there is no other option for that)
Furthermore I need to be able to send a ZFS snapshot of the virtual machine to a remote backup system on a regular base. Which means that...