won't boot after 8.0-RELEASE upgrade
ivo at kit-bg.com
Sun Dec 6 18:06:06 UTC 2009
I don't think it's FreeBSD update. I always use CVSup and build world. So I
fall into the same hole with no way up.
I use gmirror, my device names are full including slice (e.g.
/dev/mirror/gm0s1a and it was produced from /dev/ad4s1a some years ago), so
I think I'm not using “dangerously dedicated” mode...
After the update I'm unable to mount root. Thanks God I have my old (7.2
Since I have some servers to manage I am very interested how should I
upgrade to 8.0 Rel?
Thanks in advance for all your advices!
Tom Worster wrote:
> after running freebsd-update -r 8.0-RELEASE upgrade my system won't boot.
> gets stuck on mountroot and i can't find the magic word it wants.
> the system used to have two sata drives /dev/ad4 and ad6. they were
> partitioned and sliced using the deafaults that sysinstall suggested.
> at the boot prompt, lsdev says:
> disk devices
> disk0: BIOS drive C:
> disk0s1a: FFS
> disk0s1b: swap
> disk0s1d: FFS
> disk0s1e: FFS
> disk0s1f: FFS
> disk1: BIOS drive D:
> disk1s1a: FFS
> disk1s1b: swap
> disk1s1d: FFS
> disk1s1e: FFS
> disk1s1f: FFS
> which looks right, although i'm not familiar with the "disk" nomenclature.
> entering ? at mountroot mentions ad4 and ad6.
> geom_mirror was being used.
> i've tried saying "load geom_mirror" and/or "enable-module geom_mirror" at
> the boot prompt. neither made any difference.
> nothing i've said to mountroot works:
> does anyone know the magic word? i'd be very grateful.
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