[nycbug-talk] Help getting FreeBSD current to boot (5.2.1 release does work)

Dan Langille dan
Sun Jun 13 11:21:41 EDT 2004

On 13 Jun 2004 at 11:08, Jonathan wrote:

> Wold anyone be willing to help me get a -current kernel to boot on my 
> computer?  As the subject says 5.2.1-release boots fine but any recent 
> (within a month +) -current fails to boot successfully.  I can test any 
> patches etc. the machine is just sitting right now while I try to get it 
> to work.  I don't have a null modem cable and really don't want to pay 
> Radioshack prices for one but I will if I need to.  I'm located on FT 
> Drum if anyone is willing to help in person and lives nearby or knows 
> someone nearby who may help.  I'd really like to get FreeBSD -current 
> running because I want to stick with 5.x and 5.2.1 release has several 
> known security issues.  I will probably switch to -stable when it 
> becomes 5-stable.

Have you tried patching instead of upgrading?
Dan Langille : http://www.langille.org/
BSDCan - http://www.bsdcan.org/

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