From 8-stable to 9.0 RC1 iscsi panic

Jeremy Chadwick freebsd at
Tue Oct 25 12:52:18 UTC 2011

On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 10:46:55PM +1030, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> On 25/10/2011, at 22:32, Miroslav Lachman wrote:
> > 
> >> Well i did use the single user mode !
> >> And the safe mode !
> >> But they all gave me that error.
> >> So the did load the loader.conf file.
> > 
> > I think modules are loaded before displaying boot menu, where you can choose to boot in to single user mode.
> > But you can enter the boot loader prompt, where you can unload already loaded modules or load new modules by its name, so you don't need to edit loader.conf for one time boot option.
> They aren't loaded before displaying the menu, but the list of modules to load is worked out then.
> If you want to boot without loading the modules listed in loader.conf you need to break into the loader and type..
> unload
> boot -s
> (or whatever options you want)

Yup, correct.  The person who said "single-user mode doesn't read
loader.conf!" is absolutely incorrect.

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