Recovering from a late "make installworld" failure?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Jun 10 03:42:26 GMT 2005

On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 03:34:09PM +1200, Juha Saarinen wrote:
> On 6/10/05, Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
> > Maybe; this can happen if you e.g. forget to actually boot the new
> > kernel before installworld.  Or you could have destroyed your system
> > somehow and require a reinstall to recover.
> Yep, you're right, I didn't boot the new kernel before installworld.

This usually only causes problems when you also are trying to upgrade
across major revisions (e.g. FreeBSD 4.x -> 5.x).  Did you do this by

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