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Date:      Sat, 14 Jul 2007 23:21:05 +0545
From:      Tek Bahadur Limbu <teklimbu@wlink.com.np>
To:        Nikola Lecic <nlecic@EUnet.yu>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD-6.1 bootup hangs after power failure
Message-ID:  <46990985.8020002@wlink.com.np>
In-Reply-To: <200707132345.l6DNjRb2023407@eunet.yu>
References:  <4697C8DA.60705@wlink.com.np> <200707132345.l6DNjRb2023407@eunet.yu>

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Nikola Lecic wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Jul 2007 00:32:54 +0545
> Tek Bahadur Limbu <teklimbu@wlink.com.np> wrote:
> 
>> Hi All,
>>
>> Due to a power outage, my FreeBSD-6.1 (i386) machine got rebooted. 
>> However, upon reboot right after the initial startup menu, it simply
>> hangs.
>>
>> I tried rebooting the machine several times but in vain.
>>
>> My Bios detects my hard drive. Also since I get the initial startup 
>> menu, something must be wrong or corrupted in the Boot loader.
>>
>> Can somebody point me or give me any hints about fixing this problem.
>> I have really some information in my hard drive which I want to keep
>> or restore.
> 
> Hello Tek,
> 
> The first thing I'd do is to download FreeSBIE (if you already don't
> have it), boot from it and do some initial inspection of the main drive.
> 
> Then you will probably collect some more data about status of file
> systems etc. that will allow people from this list to share with you
> much more useful advices than it's possible at the moment.

Hi Nikola,

Thank you for your tips. I will download the FreeSBIE live CD tomorrow 
and follow it up with your suggestions.

One thing I find FreeBSD very fussy and sensitive in comparison to Linux 
OSes is that whenever there is an power outage, something wrong is bound 
to happen. Maybe, it was made to happen this way but living in here over 
the other side of the world, we do have to face power outages despite 
our best efforts.

Thanking you...


> 
> Nikola Lečić
> 
> 
> 


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With best regards and good wishes,

Yours sincerely,

Tek Bahadur Limbu

(TAG/TDG Group)
Jwl Systems Department

Worldlink Communications Pvt. Ltd.

Jawalakhel, Nepal

http://www.wlink.com.np



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