mountroot prompt in the middle of updating - can't get past it
kurt.buff at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 19:38:31 UTC 2010
On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 22:50, Boris Samorodov <bsam at ipt.ru> wrote:
> 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
I think I'll try the update process again.
Anything else you can recommend?
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