Loader broken in Head?

Red Neck kcender07 at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Nov 10 14:25:27 PST 2007


Sorry for the late reply.


I updated to the latest sources and the loader boots again correctly.  I'm quite puzzled as to what commit corrected this tho, between my original problematic build of 25th Oct ~ 2200 GMT and to my build now - 10th Nov.


Many thanks to John and others for the work to correct this problem.

----- Original Message ----
From: Mike Pritchard <mpp at mail.mppsystems.com>
To: John Baldwin <jhb at freebsd.org>
Cc: freebsd-current at freebsd.org; Red Neck <kcender07 at yahoo.co.uk>; Mike Pritchard <mpp at mppsystems.com>
Sent: Friday, 2 November, 2007 4:13:38 AM
Subject: Re: Loader broken in Head?

On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 09:36:34PM -0500, Mike Pritchard wrote:
> 
> I'd be glad to try, if you could tell me how to build the loader...
> or if I'm building it correctly, if someone could fix this compile
> error I see (see below).  And the couple of warnings I see compiling
 make
> me nervous too.  I don't want to mess around too much until I'm sure 
> I'm building it correctly, because I'd like to leave this machine
 bootable :)
> 
> Other than that, if a fresh -current loader still doesn't fix my
> problem, I'm more than willing to start backing out recent commits
> to find which commit might be the problem.
> 
> With 8.0-current sources as of a couple of hours ago, I
> get the same compile error trying any of these:

Nevermind about the compiling part.  Pilot error.  Stale includes
are to blame.  a make world fixed all that.

And a -current loader as of today works just fine.  I'd suggest that
to Red Neck also to see if it clears up his problem.

Now where did I put that pointy hat...
-- 
Mike Pritchard
mpp @ FreeBSD.org
"If tyranny and oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise
of fighting a foreign enemy."  - James Madison (1787)
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