Freebsd won't boot

Martin Smith martin at
Sat Aug 25 08:57:48 BST 2001

Suggest you might find it necessary to reinstall
and use the command shutdown -h now to halt the system for turning off purposes or reboot for rebooting

On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 07:01:14PM +0100, Peter James wrote:
> I loaded and installed Freebsd and got it running.  When I came to log out I used the exit command to exit as user, and then for want of being able to 
> find any other command just switched the computer off.  At this point I was at the login? process. 
> When I tried to boot-up this morning I get the following error messages, repeated time and time again:-
> Phase1 check blocks and sizes
> Phase 2 check pathnames
> Phase 3 check connectivity
> Phase4 check reference counts
> Phase 5 check cylinder groups
> This process seems to just run and run, with no end.  What do I do from here?  Any help or advice greatly appreciated.
> Peter F James
> please reply to: pfjames at 
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