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Date:      Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:50:25 +0200
From:      "Dr. A. Haakh" <>
To:        Polytropon <>
Cc:        Kurt Buff <>,
Subject:   Re: fubar'ed it good this time...
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Polytropon schrieb:
> On Mon, 27 Jun 2011 06:40:27 -0700, Kurt Buff wrote:
>> Your advice sounds reasonable, but that site seems devoted to zfs bootables.
>> I wonder if an 8.1 livefs iso will do the trick...
> Check if you can download FreeSBIE somewhere. It's a live system
> using the 5.x and 6.x kernel which should be fine. Next to two
> GUI modes (light, heavy) it also has a versatile "maintenance mode"
> for such operations. I have already successfully used this system
> for solving similar situations, for diagnostics, and for data
> recovery preparation.
The loader obviously knows how to deal with the filesystem because he loads
the failing new kernel. So the easiest solution would be to boot an older
kernel if available. I don't know how freebsd-update deals with older 
he should still be around. First guess is /boot/kernel.old/kernel.
So get the loader-prompt, "unload kernel" and try "load 


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