boot failed after make installkernel from 6.3-RELEASE to
000.fbsd at quip.cz
Thu Sep 4 12:27:47 UTC 2008
Chih Liang wrote:
> Dear all,
> I've tried to upgrade my FreeBSD server from 6.3-RELEASE to 7.0-RELEASE,
> but it is failed to boot after make kernel KERNCONF=GENERIC.
> I didn't modify any file at /usr/src/sys/i386/conf, it was all default.
> After done make kernel and reboot, system stop at:
> Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
> ad0: 38166MB <Seagate ST340016A 3.75> at ata0-master UDMA100
> I can't boot in single mode, but I can boot in safe mode, and it showed:
> Manual root filesystem specification:
> <fstype>:<device> Mount <device> using filesystem <fstype>
> eg. ufs:da0s1a
> ? List valid disk boot devices
> <empty line> Abort manual input
> I type "?" for list, but it only show acd0 and fdc0, "ufs:ad0s1a" or
> "ufs:/dev/ad0s1a" are not working
> I can boot with /boot/kernel.old now (6.3-RELEASE), I rebuilt kernel
> again and again, but still not work.
> I check the difference between old GENERIC on 6.3-RELEASE and new
> GENERIC on 7.0-RELEASE, it has not difference besides new add in
> Is any one can help me? I don't want to reinstall...because I don't have
> install cd...
> And sorry for my poor English, thank you for reading!
What is your hardware setup? (post dmesg)
I have bad experience with some old PC with nForce 2 chipset. This
machine is unbootable with 7.x kernel, so I am using it with 6.3. (it
can't boot even from 7.x CD)
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