On 3 Jan, John Baldwin wrote:
> On 04-Jan-02 Mikhail Teterin wrote:
>> After 25 days of uptime I rebuilt the world, and can no longer boot
>> as usual. Both boot/loader and boot/loader.old (from Oct 30) flash
>> the list of devices and immediately reset the computer.
> Any chance you could setup a serial console and catch the output?
This is my only computer...
>> My only way to bring it up is to press space at the right moment, get
>> the Boot: prompt and load/boot kernel directly bypassing the loader.
>> This works, but there is no console output (it goes from spinner
>> straight into the login prompt). I guess, the console output is being
>> sent down sio0, where there is an external modem now. Turning the
>> modem off does not change anything...
> No, you have no console because you have no hints. If you statically
> compile your hints into your kernel, you will have a console again.
Why did it change all of a sudden? Did hints get blown away by
installworld at's the point? Why is the serial console default?
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