System: How to boot an old kernel(last edit: 2000-11-22)
If you want to boot with an old kernel, because the current one is not working properly or
not working at all, this is how to:
During boot you get an message like: "Booting kernel in x seconds or perss enter..." Just
hit any key except the ENTER key. You will get a kind of a prompt. Type help to find out
what commands there are.
Type 'unload all' and then 'boot [kernel file]' where [kernel file] is the kernel you want
to boot e.g. 'kernel.old' . Your freeBSD machine will be booted with the kernel you
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