I was updating from a -current less than a week old and there is nothing
more recent than 2 weeks olf in UPDATING, but thanks for reminding me to

On Thu, 20 Apr 2000, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:

>What did you update from?  3.4?  Also, did you read /usr/src/UPDATING.  If
>you didn't, you had better go and do so.  There was plenty of mention of the
>Tom Veldhouse
>----- Original Message -----
>Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2000 2:55 PM
>Subject: make world left me with an unbootable system
>> Last night around midnight EST I cvsupped and did make buildworld, config
>> -r'ed my kernel, compiled it, installed the kernel and did make
>> installworld. I rebooted expecting the system to come up fine but it
>> failed with "Invalid partition table".  This was just after removing 2 of
>> 3 of my dimm's becauseI thought they were causing a seperate
>> problem.  The system is not overclocked, but SMP. Attempting to boot
>> kernel.old left me with the exact same problem.  Here is what my screen
>> says:
>> Verifying DMI Pool Data .......
>> BTX loader 1.00  BTX version is 1.01
>> Console: internal video/keyboard
>> BIOS drive A: is disk0
>> BIOS drive C: is disk1
>> BIOS drive D: is disk2
>> BIOS drive E: is disk3
>> BIOS 639k/130048kB available memory
>> FreeBSD/i386 bootstrap loader, Revision 0.7
>> ([EMAIL PROTECTED], Thu Apr 20 01:30:00 EDT 2000)
>> Loading /boot/defaults/loader.conf
>> /kernel
>>  text=0x186b9f data=0x3b81c+0x1b33c syms=[0x4+0x26000+0x4+0x2ac6c]
>> -
>> Hit [Enter] to boot immediately, or any other key for command prompt.
>> Booting [kernel]...
>> Invalid partition table_
>> where _ is the blinking cursor
>> I am not afraid of using the fixit disk if I have to, but I also have a
>> spare 5g disk I could toss in and install freebsd on if that would be the
>> easiest way of fixing this.   ANY suggestions or insight to the problem is
>> appreciated!
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