cannot mount disk with hammer file system

Justin C. Sherrill justin at
Tue Feb 22 10:27:37 PST 2011

On Tue, February 22, 2011 7:34 am, Úlfar Ellenarson wrote:
> Hi.
> My first time posting on this list.   My problem in a nutshell is I
> installed dragonfly bsd 2.8 in vmware workstation.  I reinstalled the host
> system that vmware workstation was on and decided on using virtualbox.  I
> imported my dragonfly bsd vmware workstatation vmdk files into virtualbox.
>  Upon boot in virtualbox I run into the problem of mounting the disk.  I
> am prompted at the boot prompt to detect the disk that the system resides
> on.  I have tried hammer:ad0s1, hammer:ad0s1a, hammer:ad0s1d and just
> ad0s1.  I am however not able to boot the system.  I have also booted from
> the live iso image and mounted the system manually into /mnt using
> mount_hammer /dev/ad0s1a /mnt and took a screenshot of /etc/fstab.  I
> however ask if there is a simple way to fix my mount problem.  Any
> information needed in regards to solving this problem will be gladly
> appended.

When you are booting from the disk, did you try ad1 instead of ad0?  I've
encountered that shift a few times, though with physical systems, not

Are you sure it's Hammer and not UFS on your boot dir?

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