Hello and a small problem with 8.0-RELEASE

Garrett Cooper yanefbsd at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 16:59:29 UTC 2010


On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 11:29 PM, Sean McCullough <wotan at frii.com> wrote:
> Hello, freebsd-bugs folks!
>
>     I sincerely hope I am in the correct place to inquire about a small
> problem I am having implementing FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE on my AMD Athlon-64
> machine. This machine runs FreeBSD 7.2 (amd64 version) without the
> slightest problem; but when I attempt to load 8.0 onto the machine, I
> can't even get sysinstall to put the kernel on to boot it. Attempting to
> compile and install the 8.0 kernel from source code results in a kernel
> which locks up at boot time after emitting a message stating "attempting
> to mount volumes"; a reboot of this system results in a bootloader
> prompt and an error message stating that no bootable kernel can be found.
>
>     Any ideas? Thank You!

Hi Sean,
    Could you try the stable@ mailing list please?
Thanks!
-Garrett


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