Subject: Re: kern/21060: ufs looks like it's mighty hosed
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Geoff Wing <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/08/2003 12:42:42
Luke Mewburn <> typed:
:On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 01:39:00AM +0000, Geoff Wing wrote:
:  | I had this happen to me too.  Killed half my /lib files (including libc),
:  | /sbin/init, etc. and AFAIK there was no way for me to specify a different
:  | init (like /rescue/init) through the bootstrap (on i386).
:Did you try "boot -a" ?

Nope.  I had another i386 system there and looked in init(8) & boot(8)
but didn't see anything indicating that "init" could be specified.  More
specifically, searching for "init" in boot(8) found nothing.

:(I implemented & tested the /rescue, /lib, dynamic /sbin work on i386,
:and recovered from a hosed /sbin/init this way)