On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 02:36:23PM -0400, PJ wrote: > Thanks for replying Roland, > I've been struggling with upgrading 7.0 to 7.2... it has taken a lot of > my time and I am still not happy. <snip> > Anyway... back to the messed up 7.1 installation. > I ran livefs 7.1 and chose option 6 (I think; it was the last on the > list) and I got the boot cursor (I think) ...
Don't do that. Just wait and let the system boot, or choose 1, which amounts to the same. Then choose your country and keyboard settings from the menus you are presented with. Next, you come into the sysinstall main menu. Choose "Fixit", and in the next menu choose "2 CDROM/DVD". Now you enter the standard 'sh'. If you want, type 'tcsh' to start the C shell. I find that more convenient because it uses tab completion for commands and files. You can now use all the commands that are available in the base system. No go back to my previous message and see what if anything is wrong with your disk partitions. > cd devices: > cd0: Device 0x1 > disk devices: > disk0: BIOS drive a: > disk1: BIOS drive C: > disk1s1: Unknown fs: 0x7 (I think this must be ntfs ? but ? ) > disk2: BIOS drive D: > disk3: BIOS drive E: > disk3s1a: FFS > disk3s1b: swap > disk3s1d: FFS > disk3s1e: FFS > disk3s1f: FFS Do you have a dual boot installation with FreeBSD on a second drive? Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
Description: PGP signature