On Wednesday 05 November 2008 14:50:05 Popof Popof wrote: > I can't install FreeBSD 7 from scratch because this is a laptop and the CD > drive is dead.
Is it possible you installed the base system (make installworld), without having installed the kernel (make installkernel)? If that's the case, without an external drive or backups, your options to get a working system again are very very slim. The only two things I can think of that would work, is an usb memory card with the 6.x mount command on it, that you'd run to remount / rw and take it from there. Or a bootable memory card with 7.x kernel. However, it would help a lot if you could give a bit more information: - how does the kernel identify your disk (drive letters and numbers)? - Can you capture anything like a verbose boot or dmesg? - Output of `mount -a -d -v' command - How you determined your upgrade went wrong and you "run 6.x". -- Mel Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules and never get to the software part. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"