System Drops to manual mount root prompt after HDD duplication
david at functionalchaos.net
Wed May 16 15:31:06 UTC 2007
Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> "Matthew D. Fuller" <fullermd at over-yonder.net> writes:
>> Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at des.no> writes:
>>> Beats me... I can't even remember what userconfig_script is
>>> supposed to do. Note that support for 5.2.1 ended on July 31, 2004.
>> Neither can I, but last weekend I upgraded some 4.x boxes to 5.x and
>> then 6.x, and with the 5.x loader they croaked before booting until I
>> took those userconfig_script_load lines out.
> Ooh, now I remember; userconfig was the old hardware configuration
> mechanism we had before device.hints. If you typed -c at the boot1
> prompt, you would get an interactive display where you could assign IRQs
> and ports to devices.
> The script is basically a sequence of userconfig commands; you could
> extract it from kenv after an interactive boot and store it in a file
> which the loader would read the next time around.
> AFAIR, userconfig was axed between FreeBSD 3 and 4, so there would be no
> point in loading a userconfig script for a 5.x kernel.
Thanks for the tip. I did remove the line, however my issue did not go
away. I am still getting dropped to the manual mount root prompt in the
middle of the boot sequence.
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