Has this problem actually been fixed yet since I never saw any followups to this thread?
Cheers, Vince - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Vice President ________ __ ____ Unix Networking Operations - FreeBSD-Real Unix for Free / / / / | / |[__ ] WurldLink Corporation / / / / | / | __] ] San Francisco - Honolulu - Hong Kong / / / / / |/ / | __] ] HongKong Stars/Gravis UltraSound Mailing Lists Admin /_/_/_/_/|___/|_|[____] Almighty1@IRC - oahu.DAL.NET Hawaii's DALnet IRC Network Server Admin On Fri, 9 Nov 2001, Joel M. Baldwin wrote: > > So I'm not the only one having problems. . . > > FreeBSD/i386 bootstrap loader, Revision 1.0 > ([EMAIL PROTECTED], Fri Nov 9 01:58:33 PST 2001) > name not found > Assert failed: (false), function ficlCompileSoftcore, file softcore.c, > line 291 > > I got the system running by: > > booting up with a set of 'fixit' floppies > mounting the root drive > cd'ing into /boot, > mv loader loader.new > cp loader.old loader > reboot > > > Robert Watson wrote: > > > > Upgraded a box to yesterday's -CURRENT, and am experiencing two problems: > > > > (1) the machine spins rebooting after loading /boot/loader. I don't get a > > chance to interupt the boot once /boot/loader starts. Unfortunately, my > > serial console support also seems to be broken, so I can't read the error > > that flicks up before the reboot. > > > > (2) if I try to boot /boot/kernel/kernel directly, rather than via > > /boot/loader, it hangs in the twiddling bar. > > > > If I load the old loader and kernel, things work fine. I'm currently > > trying to diagnose the serial console problem, and will post more as I > > figure something out. > > > > There are reports on that channel about other machines having the same > > problem, so if you're upgrading, make sure to keep an old loader around. > > > > Robert N M Watson FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Project > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] NAI Labs, Safeport Network Services > > > > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message > > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] > with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message