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Re: LiveCD Problems

From: Shawn <adonijah@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 4 Jul 2004 21:08:56 -0500

On Sun, 4 Jul 2004 17:27:39 -0700 (PDT), Matthew Dillon
<dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> :I've tried booting using the 'default', booting with 'ACPI' disabled,
> :and booting in 'safe mode'. Once the login prompt comes up a few seconds
> :later the system becomes unresponsive (i.e. pressing any keys including
> :numlock / capslock produces no response whatsoever).
> :
> :The only option I'm able to use is to boot into single user mode.
>     Ok, this has now been fixed.  The issue is that you don't have a serial
>     port and the kernel thinks you do.  The CD tries to run a getty on ttyd0
>     (com1) and everything locks up.
>     I committed code yesterday that does a better job probing whether the
>     serial port actually exists or not.
>     Note that this is not fixed in the RC1 ISO.  It is fixed in current sources
>     and will be fixed in the RC2 ISO which I hope to roll tonight.

Yeah, that's OK, I've been using the ISOs from http://livebsd.com/dfly
which have an updated kernel and noticed this problem was fixed a
little while ago. Thanks for the response. I've just about got my df
system up and running finally although be it a bit panicky now and
then using the ISO posted there.


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