Booting problem again

Teilhard Knight teilhk at
Sat May 17 17:48:15 PDT 2003

On Sat, 2003-05-17 at 10:26, David Banning wrote:
> > Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ad2s2a
> > Pid 43 (sh), uid 0: exited on signal 8
> > May 16 01:07:20: init: /bin/sh on /etc/rc
> > Terminated abnormally. going to single user mode, enter full pathname of
> > shell or RETURN for /bin/sh
> > 
> > If I strike ENTER, I get:
> > 
> > Pid 44 (sh), uid 0: exited on signal 8
> > May 16 01:08:24; init: single user shell terminated. Restarting.
> > Enter full path name of shell or RETURN for bin/sh.
> > 
> > If I hit ENTER again, I get the same as above, just with:
> > 
> > Pid 45.
> > 
> > Can anybody help?
> You could try boot from the a cdrom if you have one, mount the drive
> and then look around get more information.
> I would try, from the the fixit system on the cdrom, trying to mount
> different partitions to find out what partitions are mount-able.
> You may then edit your /etc/fstab file (make a copy first). 
> Once you have more information on the condition of the drives,
> you'll be in a better position to post your next question, or just
> fix it.

Are you sure it is a filesystem mounting problem? Seems to me it is
something to do with the shell. I confess I do not know what I am
talking about really. But this time the option that Matthew mentioned is
active, so, I wouldn't expect the same problem as before. By the way, I
can boot with kernel.old.

Teilhard Knight
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