the system does not boot

gianrico.lamura at gianrico.lamura at
Fri Jan 1 18:41:25 UTC 2010

Dear Diego,

I write to you to let you know one information about the question that I
put some days before.

I have understood why the system diplay the error here below after the

In that case, I had done one little partition with FAT system. (the
partition was 58G for BDE native, 10 for FAT32, 25 unused (for further Win

I re-done the installation without the FAT slice (the configuration was one
slice for BDE and the remanent unused and in the BDE slice I chosed the
suggested configuration). With this configuration there was no more errors
and the installation was fine and no more errors were displayed.

heppy new year


On Mon, 28 Dec 2009 15:49:31 -0500, "Diego F. Arias R." <dak.col at>
> On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 1:51 PM, <gianrico.lamura at> wrote:
>> Dear Sir,
>> I have installed BSD 7.2 release. All the installation worked fine till
> the
>> first re-boot of the system.
>> The reboot gos fine until the end where it breaks:
>> "Warning: /usr was not properly dismounted.
>> Mounting /etc/fstab filesystems failed, startup aborted
>> ERROR: ABORTING BOOT (sendingSIGTERM to parent)!
>> Dec 28 19:43:06 init /bin/sh on /etc/rc terminated abnormally, going to
>> single user mode
>> Enter full pathname of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh:"
>> when I press "return"
>> it displaysthe prompt
>> #_
>> the command xstart freezes and I have no desktop and to shut down I have
> to
>> press Ctrl Alt canc
>> the machine is :
>> Philips freevents X59, intel core 2 duo, 1G ram, 100 G hard disk.
>> I have chose the partioning suggested from the installation.
>> What should I do???
>> thnk you in advance for your help
>> Gianrico Lamura
>> I
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> Try runing fsck -y /usr, is nothing wrong just a dirty Filesystem.
> --
> mmm, interesante.....

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