I seem to have shot myself in the foot. I ran cvsup, buildworld,
installworld, buildkernel, and installkernel yesterday on my laptop as
well as my desktop. The laptop will no longer boot FreeBSD; the
desktop is fine. The laptop shows:
BTX loader 1.00 BTX version is 1.01
Console: internal video/keryboard
BIOS drive A: is disk0
BIOS drive C: is disk1
BIOS 639kB/64448kB available memory
Hit [Enter] to boot immediately, or any other key ofr command prompt.
can't load 'kernel'
can't load 'kernel.old'
open '/' failed: no such file or directory
disk0: BIOS drive A
disk1: BIOS drive C
pxe @ 0xe4dc
The machine boots up in W95.
The machine was running 4.0-Stable from a few weeks ago.
I have a script which runs the sequence of build/install steps; the
script on the laptop stopped because the laptop was running under a
different machine name than usual and so the script did not find the
kernel config file. I ran buildkernel and installkernel by hand for
my kernel config file and for GENERIC. I believe I followed the
UPDATING instructions (but something's not working, so I probably
Russell D. Murphy
Department of Economics
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
3034 Pamplin Hall
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0316
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