mountroot prompt in the middle of updating - can't get past it
bsam at ipt.ru
Thu Dec 9 07:10:45 UTC 2010
On Wed, 8 Dec 2010 11:49:41 -0800 Kurt Buff wrote:
> I have a Lenovo T61 with a 100g HD that I dual boot with FreeBSD
> 8.0-STABLE amd64 and Windows XP.
> FBSD is on ad0s2a, with ad0s2b as swap, and XP on ad0s1a.
> Yesterday I booted up FBSD, started xfce4, started a terminal session,
> su'ed to root and did the following - running a generic kernel:
> # cd /usr/src
> # make buildworld
> # make buildkernel
> # make installkernel
> Then I exited xfce4, did sudo shutdown -r now, and got a mountroot
> prompt that I now can't get past.
> I can get to the loader prompt, and lsdev shows the following:
> cd devices:
> disk devices:
> disk0: BIOS drive C:
> disk0s1: NTFS/HPFS
> disk0s2a: FFS
> disk02sb: swap
> when I use '?' at the mountroot prompt I get:
> List of GEOM managed disk devices:
> Loader variables:
> I've tried entering the following at the mountroot prompt, with no success:
> and several other variations that I've found while googling, but no
> success anywhere.
> Does anyone have thoughts on how to remedy this?
Just for the last question:
Try to load an old kernel. (Type "boot /boot/kernel.old" at loader
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