Can't reboot into single mode
steve at sohara.org
Sun Sep 11 03:36:57 PDT 2005
On Sun, 11 Sep 2005 11:13:46 +0200
Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 10, 2005 at 11:19:22PM -0400, Didier Rwitura wrote:
> > After I upgraded my FreeBSD-5.3 to FreeBSD -5.4 stable, I can't to go to
> > single user mode anymore . I am getting the following error message
> > init: can't exec getty '/usr/libexec/getty' for port /dev/ttyv0
> > init: can't exec getty '/usr/libexec/getty' for port /dev/ttyv1
> > init: can't exec getty '/usr/libexec/getty' for port /dev/ttyv2
> > init: can't exec getty '/usr/libexec/getty' for port /dev/ttyv3
> > and the system hangs
> Which begs the questions:
That means *dodges* the question
> - does /usr/libexec/getty exist?
> - is it executable?
> - is /usr mounted in single user mode?
A more important question is why is a single user boot trying to
start getty on the ttyv* ports anyway. It shouldn't be happening.
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