This seems familiar to a problem I had at one point. There is a change on location of the kernel so I had to install new bootstraps to get around this. See `man disklabel` for info on installing the new bootstraps.
Hope this helps, Jeff > -----Original Message----- > From: Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 10:03 AM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: 4.8 on i386 > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > >Hello, > >Are there issues with trying to install 4.8 on i386 machines? I've > >tried > >upgrading from 4.2 on ISO cd to using the FTP site directly, > even tried > >a clean install from the ISO but the istall continues to > fall apart while > >retrieving anything with the Xserver and the binary itself. > I just, this > >AM, used the FTP direct upgrade (thinking my ISO burn was faulty), > >skipped through the Xserve stuff that failed and allegedly did a > >successful upgrade. On reboot I get: > > > >booting(kernel)... > >can't load 'kernel' > >can't load 'kernel.old' > >no bootable kernel > >ok > > > >I have a Mylex 760 raid card, is this the impediment? The 4.2 is > >successful without a hitch. I have an AMI 3.0 bios, a Super > p6dgs/dbs > >motherboard. I've downloaded the ISO from different FTP sites and > >still get the same result from ISO install attempts. Any > words for the > >unwise here? > > > >thanks, > > > >Dan > > > >[EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > > > > > > I won't call you unwise, but it's a loooong way from 4.2 > to 4.8. If you've still got a 4.2 world and a 4.2 kernel, > I'd try to use cvsup/makebuildworld/../../../mergemaster > (etc.) to get to 4.4, then 4.6, then 4.8 or 4.9.............. > > Can you explain the phrase "FTP direct upgrade" a little > more clearly? Do you mean using /stand/sysinstall? > > You may need to wait until some bigger brains see your > question.... : ( > > Kevin Kinsey > DaleCo, S.P. > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/free> bsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > --- > Incoming mail is certified Virus Free. > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). > Version: 6.0.532 / Virus Database: 326 - Release Date: 10/27/2003 > > --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). Version: 6.0.532 / Virus Database: 326 - Release Date: 10/27/2003 _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"