Roland Smith wrote: > 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 > Basically, the news is not good. The directories & files are not what I had to begin with. ls /dev/ad0s1 or any disk/slice merely gets: Permission denied.
Not a dual boot installation - pure FreeBSD. I was using this as a server with apache/mysql/samba/cups + a number of programs like Netbeans, Openoffice, Gimp, Inkscape. etc. etc. But I suppose I could move the disks to another machine, or maybe better, add a Windows disk to this box... -- Hervé Kempf: "Pour sauver la planète, sortez du capitalisme." ------------------------------------------------------------- Phil Jourdan --- p...@ptahhotep.com http://www.ptahhotep.com http://www.chiccantine.com/andypantry.php _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"