kern/90050: boot -s drops serial console at sh prompt
kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Dec 6 13:40:28 PST 2005
The following reply was made to PR kern/90050; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org>
To: Nick Johnson <freebsd at spatula.net>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: kern/90050: boot -s drops serial console at sh prompt
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 16:32:57 -0500
On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 01:10:03PM -0800, Nick Johnson wrote:
> When rebooting into FreeBSD 6.0 single-user mode for the first time from FreeBSD 5.4, the serial console appeared to
> hang after mounting root.
> Gaining physical access to the machine revealed that the system had not hung, but was displaying the "Enter path to sh" prompt,
> which had not been echoed to the serial console.
> Input from the serial console was not recognized. Sending a break from the serial console did not cause the debugger to start.
> /boot.config contains the flags -Dv
> It is unknown whether this happens any time FreeBSD 6.0 is rebooted into single user mode or if it only happens
> when following the instructions in /usr/src/UPGRADING for upgrading from 5.4 to 6.0.
Did the same thing work under 5.4?
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