/rescue to the rescue

I need vacations, I really do. Yesterday night, I decided to upgrade my home’s Internet gateway from NetBSD 6.0 to 6.1. As I already had some success with jmmv’s sysupgrade, I simply ran … on an i386 machine. That obviously lead to massive failure such as: As I still had an SSH session opened on that server, my first thought was to use /rescue’s binaries, which are statically linked, but guess what, /rescue is also part of base.