This belongs in freebsd-questions unless you have reasonable grounds to believe the problem is ACPI related.
On 2011-Jul-15 17:49:17 -0700, Mygamejw <mygam...@aol.com> wrote: >I recently got FreeBSD 8.1 for a present Note that FreeBSD 8.1 has been superceded by FreeBSD 8.2, which is available for download from (eg) ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ISO-IMAGES-i386/8.2/ Do you know which FreeBSD 8.1 image you have? > The issue I am having is related to a possible >hacker who has gotten into her system. That's unlikely unless you burnt the CD/DVD on that system and it was corruted by malware on the system. >yet. I wanted to ask before I do because of my inexperience with >FreeBSD. Any time that I try to boot the pc after pressing #6 option I >get a crash notice saying the following at the end of a massive reset >notice: Is there a reason you are using option #6 instead of allowing it to boot normally? >init: not found in path /sbin/init:/sbin/ >d/sysinstall I'm not sure if that's what was displayed or you've mis-typed the message but the correct path is: /sbin/init:/sbin/oinit:/sbin/init.bak:/rescue/init:/stand/sysinstall (and it should be loading /stand/sysinstall) I suspect you either have a corrupt CD/DVD image or (possibly) are using the bootonly image instead of one of the installation images. If you have a valid installation image, the screen or so of output prior to that message would help with debugging - you could take a digital photo of the screen and post a link. -- Peter Jeremy
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