-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On Tue, 24 Aug 2004 09:24, Wilkinson, Alex wrote: > This morning I wanted to edit an ISO to instruct the kernel to redirect its > output to serial. > > i.e > > # sudo vnconfig -v -c /dev/vn0 5.3-BETA1-i386-miniinst.iso > # sudo mount -t cd9660 -o rw /dev/vn0 /mnt
You can't write to a ISO9660 image [with the freebsd driver] The only way you're going to be able to edit it is to copy it somewhere and edit that (alternatively you could merge in a new boot.config file using mkisofs) > # sudo tcsh > # echo "/boot/loader -h" > boot.config > boot.config: Read-only file system. > > Forget the afforementioned error. > > The problem that I have is now when I issue a df(1) my shell hangs: > > e.g. > > # df -h > ^C^C^D > ^C^C^D Try ctrl-t it gives you useful into about where things are bunged up. > # ps -aux | grep df > username 3333 0.0 0.0 212 96 p2 D+ 9:04AM 0:00.00 df -h > username 3332 0.0 0.0 212 96 p1 D+ 9:04AM 0:00.00 df -h > > # kill -9 3333 3332 > > # ps -aux | grep df > username 3333 0.0 0.0 212 96 p2 D+ 9:04AM 0:00.00 df -h > username 3332 0.0 0.0 212 96 p1 D+ 9:04AM 0:00.00 df -h > > No change. > > I'm not sure what has hung here, nor am I sure how to 'un-hang' my shell. > > Any thoughts anyone ? Press ctrl-t or use the -l option to ps to find the wait channel (that will tell you where in the kernel it's blocked) - -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 5596 B766 97C0 0E94 4347 295E E593 DC20 7B3F CE8C -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.4 (FreeBSD) iD8DBQFBKomS5ZPcIHs/zowRAjziAJ93mT6IIyQVrw6eRV1ytPG9IDuvrACfTeSH l8d5m82knRLXnbcsz9LoDsQ= =ZyX3 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"