Bug 215344 - Kernel problems section of Handbook is incomplete
Summary: Kernel problems section of Handbook is incomplete
Status: Closed Overcome By Events
Alias: None
Product: Documentation
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Documentation (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-doc mailing list
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-12-16 17:12 UTC by tschweikle
Modified: 2020-01-27 18:43 UTC (History)
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Description tschweikle 2016-12-16 17:12:26 UTC

Tells how to replace a kernel with an older one. But it does not describe hot to boot an older kernel it the newer on does not work or crashes.

It is a bad mistake to think you'll have a running system in front of you. You might have a crashing system in front of you and you are forced to boot an old kernel. It should describe how to do this.

After you managed to boot you crashing system agein, you'll be able to replace the new, crashing kernel with an old one.
Comment 1 Sergio Carlavilla Delgado freebsd_committer 2020-01-27 18:43:53 UTC
It is sufficiently covered in the handbook.