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 Botched upgrade from 4.6 -> 4.7
Author: Kang Soh 
Date:   16-01-03 06:35

Hey all,

I am a newbie, and after having gotten 4.6-Stable up, running and configured on a machine, I tried to upgrade the system using /stand/sysinstall to 4.7-Release. I got the upgrade to work via FTP, and after giving me a message that the upgade completed successfully, I rebooted and am now greeted with the message: "Unable to load kernel: Aborted!" followed by "can't load 'kernel'" and "can't load 'kernel.old'". Oops! I have tried seaching around, and I cannot seem to find an answer to the problem I'm facing. Any advice/help/support would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Kang Soh
kang_soh@hotmail.com

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 Re: Botched upgrade from 4.6 -> 4.7
Author: k 
Date:   16-01-03 17:41

Assuming you have a machine with DOS available, you might want to create a boot disk.

http://people.freebsd.org/~fsmp/HomeAuto/diskless/net_dl28.html

I've never used /stand/sysinstall to upgrade,but you may want to read up on using cvsup and make world to upgrade.

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