On Sun, 28 Dec 2003 20:54:06 -0500 "Francisco Reyes" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Upgraded to stable like so many countless times. > All was fine after reboot. After a few more reboots while > troubleshooting why a port was not coming up at bootup the > machine froze right after loading the kernel... at the part with > the spinning lines... |/-\ <== like those.. > > Upon bootup I am able to get the boot prompt if I press space > bar, but the only thing I am able to do is 'boot kernel'. > > Booting from a CD I was able to see the HD, but it lost it's > label information. I went and purchased a new HD and am in the > process of restoring most of my data from a second HD I have on > that machine just for backup purposes. I still have a couple of > things that are not backed up and would like to try and recover. > > Is there a way to recover the label info? I don't know if the HD > is dying or whether the filesystem/HD boot sector is messed up. newfs -N will *probably* give the alternate superblocks so that you could do a fsck_ufs -b. -- IOnut Unregistered ;) FreeBSD user _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"