----- Original Message ----- From: "Lowell Gilbert" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "JP" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <email@example.com> Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2007 6:54 AM Subject: Re: Can't Login at the Console on FreeBSD 6.0 Release
> JP <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > > So I'm not quite sure what happened here, someone with root access, > > who probably shouldn't have had it managed to make a mess of things. > > He claims he was trying to install source files and on reboot he > > could no longer login to the system. I am able to boot into single > > user mode, I see that login is core-dumping on signal 11 and as such > > I can't login to the box. Ftp, SSH, and other services are not > > responsive and don't even attempt to allow me to login remotely. > > > > I'd like to be able to login at the console, and be able to FTP into > > the box so I can pull everything down and do a fresh install. Any > > suggesitons on how to do this? I already did a passwd root and > > created a new password thinking it would fix things, but it didn't. > > At the console, it just asks for Login, and then password and then > > keeps looping if though I am putting in the right information. > > If it were my machine to fix, I would start with a binary "upgrade" > off of CD. Same here - and make sure to delete and recreate the partitions for good measure. Ted _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"