Boot - enter key stuck?

Nuno Antunes nuno.antunes at
Mon Jul 13 22:43:20 PDT 2015


On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 3:02 AM, Alex Merritt <merritt.alex at>

> Hi all,
> I installed DF onto a new system with three disks and a SuperMicro
> motherboard. Ubuntu is on the first disk, and DF on the second. I
> configured da0 with GRUB, and an entry that chainloads to da1. The DF
> kernel boots, but prompts for the root file system; I have to manually
> enter "ufs:da1s1a". It accepts and boots to a login, but after specifying
> the mount root, it seems like the Enter key is held down. I am unable to
> log into the prompt because of this.

Looks like your /etc/fstab is not pointing to the correct path for the root
mount. No clue about the Enter key being held down.

> Has anyone seen this before? We booted the system via the ISO again to
> mount da1 and modify the /etc/ssh/sshd_config to allow root logins, but
> those changes seem to be ignored when I attempt SSH (requires pubkey).

If you want to allow password login you need to
change PasswordAuthentication to yes in /etc/ssh/sshd_config.


> Any thoughts would be appreciated, thank you.
> -Alex
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