can't get a shell while choosing single user mode

Parv parv at
Wed Apr 5 23:21:16 UTC 2006

in message <20060404192055.50761.qmail at>,
wrote Vincent Chen thusly...
> I just upgrade my freebsd 4.11 to 6.0. While using 4.11, I used to
> enter single user mode and run fsck on all filesystem every month.
> Recently, I tried to enter single user mode under 6.0 but can't
> get a shell to do anything. What should I do to get it done?

What exactly do you type, and what is the response that you get?  Is
your PATH set?  Did you try using commands available under /rescue
(with absolute path as in /rescue/ls)?

  - Parv


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