bin/81218: 5.4 dist archives not backwards compatible
groleau+wes at freeshell.org
Thu May 19 04:50:11 GMT 2005
The following reply was made to PR bin/81218; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Wesley Groleau <groleau+wes at freeshell.org>
To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, groleau+bsd at freeshell.org
Subject: Re: bin/81218: 5.4 dist archives not backwards compatible
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 23:09:41 -0500
I found a workaround: Apparently, enough got loaded before 'tar'
bailed out to make the disk bootable. The boot sequence hung before
giving a login prompt, and remote logins wouldn't work. However,
by unplugging peripherals, I finally shook it loose enough to
a place where Ctrl-C would exit the startup script.
Then I was able to repeat the commands using the 'tar' that the
failed attempt had installed.
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