Port update hosed entire system

Erich Dollansky erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com
Mon Oct 1 02:57:14 UTC 2012


On Mon, 1 Oct 2012 20:08:29 -0400
Rod Person <rodperson at rodperson.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I was attempting to update ports that used libogg with the command
> portmaster -d -y -r libogg
> I went away and came back some hours later and some updates had
> failed. Now my shell segfaults on any command such as ls, clear or su
> I tried to login on another console as root and after giving the
> password it just goes back to login. I am at a loss as to what to do
> to fix this one.
> $ uname -a
> FreeBSD Atomizer64 9.0-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE-p3 #0: Tue Jun
> 12 02:52:29 UTC 2012
> root at amd64-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64
> Any help or ideas would be appreciated.

did you try to boot into single user mode?

What shells do you have installed?


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