Thomas, On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 01:29:49PM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote: T> I didn't mean to send the same old message a second time (sorry); I was at a difficult-to-read interface, this is what I meant to send: T> T> UPDATE, typing from FreeBSD vt and X crashing system: T> T> I ran svn up on the source tree, applied the patch, make buildworld succeeded, but building the kernels all failed, with and without ndis, so I dare not make installworld, which would put userland out of sync with kernels and likely give me nonworking system. T> T> Now, I try to startx as nonroot, then there is no more signal to monitor, but keyboard is recognized, at least CapsLock and ScrollLock light and unlight the LEDs. Returning Ctrl-Alt-F1 blindly and typing "shutdown -r now" does nothing, I must press Reset button. T> T> Now I want to undo the patch, unless there is something better you can suggest, like maybe a fix? T> T> I want to get a working system again. T> T> svn revert --depth=infinity ?
Yes, 'svn revert --depth=infinity .' in the root of sources will undo any local changes. T> I don't really know what happened that X won't start any more, it's on a Western Digital Green Drive bought at the end of May 2013, maybe it's nearing end of life? T> T> Or maybe something with the buildworld and buildkernel had an adverse effect on the file system? buildworld and buildkernel can't affect your installation. -- Totus tuus, Glebius. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"