pausing boot process
J. W. Ballantine
jwb at homer.att.com
Thu Nov 17 16:46:58 GMT 2005
Thanks, but I don't get to the boot prompt, it dumps core and then
goes to reboot mode.
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> Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 11:28:05 -0500
> To: "'J. W. Ballantine'" <jwb at homer.att.com>, <freebsd-questions at freebsd.or
> From: "Steve Bertrand" <iaccounts at ibctech.ca>
> Subject: RE: pausing boot process
> > I've started to get an error during the boot process that
> > scrolls off the screen so rapidly that I don't have a change
> > to read it.
> > Is there someway to pause the scrolling/process so the error
> > is read-able??
> Well, as opposed to stopping it, if you wait until the login prompt, you
> can press the 'Scroll Lock' key on the keyboard and use the arrow keys
> to scroll back up to review the entire boot output. Simply press the
> scroll lock again to resume operations.
> > Thanks for any hints.
> > Jim Ballantine
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