How to restore the MBR after do-release-upgrade?

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at
Thu Jul 14 10:36:18 UTC 2016

On Thu, 14 Jul 2016 18:22:45 +1000, blind Pete wrote:
>There is always the chance that one of your grubs has a new bug 
>and has become "confused".

Other than you, I don't install a bootloader for each install. At least
other Linux usually allow to install no bootloader at all. However, even
enforced installs of a Windows or FreeBSD bootloader didn't cause an

>> and I would like to fix the FreeBSD install.   
>That is well beyond me.

That's the only really issue that still exists, since this is beyond
me, too. I'm an experienced Linux user, but not an experienced FreeBSD

>Could anything have "fixed" the partition ordering, if partition 
>number one was not at the start of the disk it might now be 
>partition number two, or three, or four, or 97.  

No, nothing changed.


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