shutdown -p now

Jalle defacto at
Wed May 21 09:55:05 PDT 2003

> >  root at sonic:/sys/i386/conf> /usr/sbin/config CUSTOM2
> >  config: CUSTOM2:156: devices with zero units are not likely to be correct

Ah! I got these errors too some time ago. Apparently, I had been a little 
careless while cvsup:ing at that time.
I'm on a 4.8-STABLE system, and I accidentally cvsup:ed with the wrong 
cvsup file, ending up with -CURRENT
code all over the place. No good! So, if you've accidentally fetched some 
-CURRENT code to your -STABLE
system, that might be it. Try cvsup to your current system and try again...

> >
>Further, "shutdown -p now" does not work yet on r5.0
>IE: stay with r4.8 if you want shutdown -p now to work.

Doesn't it? I think it does, I tried it some time ago, but i've been wrong 
before! =o)

> > I decided to stop there rather than compile a possibly flakey kernel. Is
> > this error message anything to worry about, or am I doing something wrong?

Good choice... in the long run. But keep in mind that FreeBSD is made for 
You could (should) always back up a functional kernel before installing new 
ones. That way,
you don't have to worry about screwing up. You could always go back and 

Don't know if any of this helps, but anyways...


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