Written by Yanko Sanchez on 05/21/07 19:44>>
yeah, I'm aware that MacOSX supports for unix, but at the time that we
transfered the data to the hdd we didn't know which server was gonna
be running the hdd... Fat32 was the only FS that we know would be
compatible with any OS (but we didn't know of the size limit) so if
the server had been a Windows 2003 server, I don't think I would have
had any chance of opening that FS (unless 3rd party software if there
Anyways, here is the info that Reid asked for.
1: I updated the ports tree following the instructions of freebsd wiki
The FreeBSD wiki is a collection of pages, I need to know which specific
pages contained your instructions.
2: I recompiled the kernel following the instructions of freebsd wiki:
cp /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/BASTION /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/BASTION2
added option MSDOSFS_LARGE
make buildkernel KERNCONF=BASTION2
make installkernel KERNCONF=BASTION2
This is a standard way to install a new kernel.
3: uname -a:
FreeBSD bastion 6.2-STABLE FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE #2L Mon May 21 00:30:39
PDT 2007 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/BASTION2 i386
4: iffconfig -a:
bastion# ifconfig -a
rl0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
atalk 65280.205 range 0-65534 phase 2 broadcast 0.255
media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX <full-duplex>)
fwe0: flags=108802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST,NEEDSGIANT> mtu 1500
ch 1 dma -1
plip0: flags=108810<POINTOPOINT,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST,NEEDSGIANT> mtu 1500
lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384
inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x4
inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128
inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 0xff000000
atalk 0.0 range 0-0 phase 2
Also, I think my network card that shows up took the place of the
otherone, in other words, rl1 is now rl0 and rl1 is gone... I don't
know if that just changed cos it can't find the other network card.
I think the output of pciconf -lv might help as well.
You should be able to boot back up in your old kernel so you can at
least get back to your previous working conditions. When you boot the
machine, and you see the boot menu, select the option to escape to the
loader prompt. Here, 'unload kernel' and 'load /boot/kernel.old/kernel',
then 'boot' to start the system. Whenever you make installkernel from
the source tree, it will back up your old kernel and modules in
/boot/kernel.old. Alternatively, you can move /boot/kernel to
/boot/kernel.bak and move /boot/kernel.old to /boot/kernel to restore
your original kernal and modules, and reboot the machine.
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