After the release of pfSense 2.2 it was time to upgrade some installations. They resides on Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V. After the first reboot my test machine did not come up. The screen looks like this:
The error message is quite interesting at first:
Mounting from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a failed with error 19.
After little goggling I’ve found this article:
Mounting from ufs:/dev/adaxs1a failed with error 19.
and after simple entering of one ? the answer to the problem was in front of me:
The disk names were change from
So to boot I’ve typed:
Now the only thing that is left if to make changes to the boot configuration
You have the option to for form console
8) Shelland edit the file Mine looked like this:and after the change like this
Of if you will you can make the change using the web gui
go in the Diagnostics menu and selecting the Edit FileFrom there you just naviage to the “/etc/fstab” and edit the text.After changes test that the system is booting from the correct partition.
It’s been a while since I’ve been digging in pfSense. A lot of things had happened. The good news is that currently I’ve got a few projects related to the topic and will make a few posts about them. Next post will be related to upgrading to 2.2 from 2.1.5.
In the meantime you can check what are the new features in this release here:
2.2 New Features and Changes
The official article about the release:
pfSense 2.2-RELEASE Now Available!
and of course the Upgrade Guide