On 1/10/08, Lowell Gilbert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Schiz0 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>
> > I recently upgraded from 6.3-PRERELEASE to 7.0-PRERELEASE. I had some
> > problem with the ports, but I got that taken care of.
> >
> > Now I'm having another very odd problem.
> >
> > I originally noticed something odd when I tried to shutdown from
> > multiuser mode into single user mode. I ran "shutdown now" as root in
> > multiuser. It said it was shutting down, etc. But then, it gave me the
> > normal multiuser login prompt. So then I tried rebooting completely,
> > and that's where the big error came up:
>
> Note that rebooting completely *is* the normal procedure, so that you
> know your kernel boots before you overwrite anything that depends on it.
>
> >
> > -----------------------------------------------------
> > FreeBSD/i386 bootstrap loader, Revision 1.1
> > ([EMAIL PROTECTED], Tue Jan 8 14:22:21 EST 2008)
> >> \
> > \: unknown command
> > -
> > /boot/kernel/kernel text=0x29e868 data=0x2db8c+0x23814
> > syms=[0x4+0x34c10+0x4+0x43ef1]
> > Hit [Enter] to boot immediately, or any other key for a command prompt.
> > Booting [/boot/kernel/kernel] in 4 seconds ...
> > -----------------------------------------------------
> >
> > Why it trying to run the command "\" ? Right before I did this, I
> > rebuilt world, including the kernel. I installed the new kernel, and
> > was moving down to single user to install world.
> >
> > Is my bootloader corrupt somehow?
>
> I would suspect something more like some extra text in loader.conf.
>

I just did a fresh install from the iso for 7.0-RC1. It worked fine. I
csup'ed the RELENG_7 src, and compiled and installed world and a
kernel. All of this with no error. I rebooted into the new kernel, and
it was fine. Then I rebooted after "make installworld" and I'm getting
that same error. I did not modify any file at all. Looks like there's
a typo in the bootloader config for 7.0-RC1?
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