Subject: Re: Can't log in after reboot
To: Oliver Schweitzer <>
From: Miguel Mendez <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/08/2002 18:30:32
On Sun, 8 Dec 2002 18:18:15 +0100
Oliver Schweitzer <> wrote:


> 1. I compiled a kernel. The kernel worked good.
> 2. updated /usr/src from cvs

Did you compile a new kernel *before* cvs? Then you're running new
userland with an old kernel. That's probably the reason of the breakage.

> 5. tried etcupdate (which didn't work out, but i ignored this (dumb?))

etcupdate is very important as well, specially if you are updating from
an older version. Also, did you carefully read the documentation before
happily launching

> How can I fix my system?

If you are still using an old kernel, compile a new one.
        Miguel Mendez -
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