fubar'ed it good this time...

Kurt Buff kurt.buff at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 14:30:55 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 10:21, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Jun 2011, Kurt Buff wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 06:40, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, 26 Jun 2011, Kurt Buff wrote:
>>>> Sitrep: Lenovo T61, dual booting WinXP and FreeBSD (amd64 8.1-RELEASE)
>>>> on a 500gb drive. Just did a freebsd-update from 8.1 to 8.2, just
>>>> doing the second boot to do 'freebsd-update install' for the second
>>>> time, and got dumped into the mountroot prompt.
>>>> AFAICT, I managed somehow to write something strange into /etc/fstab.
>>>> Can't tell what it is, because during boot it passes by too quickly
>>>> for me to read, and the boot process dumps me into the mountroot
>>>> prompt.
>>> Scroll Lock and Page Up/Down should work there to scroll back to see the
>>> disk device numbers.
>> Scroll lok and page up work, and what I see is the following, copied by
>> hand:
>>    atapci0: <Intel ICH8M SATA300 controller> port
>> 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6,0x170-0x177,0x376,0x1c30-0x1c3f,0x1c20,0x1x2f at
>> decive 31.2 on pci0
>>    ata0: <ATA channel 0> on atapci0
>>    ata0: [ITHREAD]
>>    ata1: <ATA channel 1> on atapci0
>>    ata1: [ITHREAD]
> SATA... are there any ad or ada devices shown?  Something else worth trying
> is breaking into the loader and loading the ahci driver.  XP isn't normally
> found using AHCI, but Lenovo might have set that up. Check the BIOS for disk
> mode settings.

No ad or ada devices. Disk mode is set for compatibility, not AHCI.

> Still, I don't know what would be different from 8.1 to 8.2.  Did you have a
> custom kernel?

Stone stock kernel, no mods.


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