Rebuilding kernel / world on another disk
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Sun Jan 21 21:59:15 UTC 2007
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Garrett Cooper wrote:
> Ok, I kind of worked myself into a corner by only bringing a USB
> keyboard and accidentally making logins impossible via the network (bad
> firewall setup with IPFilter).
> Basically I have a disk with FreeBSD 7-CURRENT on it and I have a
> working machine with FreeBSD 6.2 on it, and I need to build a kernel for
> the FreeBSD 7-CURRENT machine so I can get it back up and running with
> USB keyboard support and disable IPFilter.
> -Is there a means to properly mount psuedofilesystems (/dev is giving me
> problems since it isn't mounted), so I can run chroot and ( build /
> install ) a new ( kernel / system ) with little problem?
> -Or can I specify some extra variables to make in the ( build / install
> ) process to maybe get it to work outside of a chroot?
Figured out another way around this (modified firewall rules in 6.2
box), so an answer isn't critical anymore. However, knowing it would be
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