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Date:      Mon, 6 Aug 2007 09:10:35 +0200
From:      "Alain G. Fabry" <alainfabry@belgacom.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: boot problem after custom kernel
Message-ID:  <20070806071035.GA61219@ducati-748.3rdrock.kicks-ass.net>
In-Reply-To: <46B6B1AA.9010905@gmail.com>
References:  <20070806052135.GA60888@ducati-748.3rdrock.kicks-ass.net> <46B6B1AA.9010905@gmail.com>

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On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 03:29:14PM +1000, Paul Fraser wrote:
> Alain G. Fabry wrote:
> >First 'unload kernel' followed by 'boot /boot/kernel.GENERIC/kernel', but 
> >it mentions
> >that it cannot find the kernel.
> >
> 
> <snip>
> 
> >What can I do to boot my GENERIC kernel so I can rebuild from it and my 
> >system will boot
> >normal again.
> 
> Hi Alain,
> 
> Try replacing 'kernel.GENERIC' with 'kernel.old' in your example. If you 
> don't remember actually making a copy of your kernel and naming it 
> kernel.GENERIC, you'll be more likely to succeed with kernel.old.
> 
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Thanks, it works.
Somehow I though since the old seems to be in italics that you needed to change it
with the old kernel name (which in my case was GENERIC)
Back up and running.

Alain





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