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Date:      Sun, 29 Jun 1997 00:29:19 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Kevin Eliuk <>
To:        "Daniel A. Borlean" <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Kernel doesn't boot!?
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On Sat, 28 Jun 1997, Daniel A. Borlean wrote:

> I've tried using "kernel" with all the options (abc..) separately with
> no success.  I've also tried using the first usage ([[[0:][wd]..) and my
> system just locks up; I then have to do a hard boot (pressing the reset
> button) since a soft boot (CTRL-ATL-DEL) doesn't work.  I've tried
> 1:sd..., but that gives me repetitive error messages.
> Does anyone know how I'd go about booting into the system successfully? 
> Is there a boot up file for a floppy disk that I may use to boot into
> the system? (I tried the installation boot floppy, but it doesn't allow
> me to reach a shell so I can examine my system.)

Download the fixit.flp. There is an option for using it in sysinstall.
It should allow you to mount all your slices. 

> Thanks for any input,
> Daniel

Hope it helps.

=| Regards,             =| FreeBSD ==>
=| Kevin G. Eliuk       =| "Free at last, free at last, ..."

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