[arch-general] Update to 4.15.8 on dual quad-core box locked on ( 3/16) Install DKMS modules, need help resurecting

Kyle Bassett kylebassett at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 08:40:29 UTC 2018

Hi Carsten, I'm glad you ended up posting this to the list.  Very useful
info, even if I never end up using it.

The rest of this thread has some great content too.

Thanks all!

On Mar 11, 2018 21:03, "Carsten Mattner via arch-general" <
arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> On 3/11/18, David C. Rankin <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> > This was a nightmare. It's not a CD problem, it's a problem with the
> system
> > seeing the CD Label and/or creating the /dev/disk/by-label directory in
> > time for the link to be created.
> Hi David,
> so in the end you were able to boot off usb, right?
> Also, the nightmare you had to work through can be avoided on servers
> where you run illumos or FreeBSD by way of ZFS boot environments (BE).
> Basically, it's like Windows style snapshots of core files you can
> boot, in case stuff goes south.
> I didn't post this to the list, since it mentions ZFS, and that alone
> might get some people pissed off.

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