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Old 25th March 2010
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Default System stops booting after "GEOM_MIRROR: Force device gm0 start due to timeout."

The title of the thread pretty much says it all: my FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE system stops booting after I get the following message from GEOM_MIRROR:
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GEOM_MIRROR: Force device gm0 start due to timeout.
I cannot seem to find any help through Google, or by searching this forum.

I took the server down cleanly after a power outage yesterday (the system was still running off of a UPS) and today, when I went to power it back up, I got this message. And, like I said, the system literally stops booting after that message gets printed - but the system is not locked-up, it still responds to ACPI switches and the keyboard (to an extent).

What can I do to get past, or remedy, this?
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I assume you can't boot to singleusermode because your root device is on gm0?
You can still get a basic "fixit" shell from the FreeBSD livefs:
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/re...386-livefs.iso

You can try using gmirror(8) command from the fixit media ...
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