[FreeBSD 7.0-BETA1 and beyound] Rescue environment is non-functional on AMD64/Intel64

Stefan Lambrev stefan.lambrev at moneybookers.com
Mon Nov 5 01:31:51 PST 2007


Andrei Kolu wrote:
> After some experimenting with BETA1/1.5 or whatever it is I encountered 
> serious problems:
> 1. Emergency shell on tty3 is useless- not a single command is available.
This is install CD not fixit CD. On istall CD emergency shell becomes 
useful once you actually install those commands.
> 2. When tried to use installcd as livecd is asked me to insert livecd (there 
> is plenty of free space available on installcd- why not use that usefully?).
BETA ISOs are smaller only because packages are not included, and they 
will be included for FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE.
> I am positive I was able to use emergency shell and livecd function on CURRENT 
> september snapsot just fine (i386 version though).
Yes you can use it and now after the install process is started.
> Andrei
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Best Wishes,
Stefan Lambrev
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