Subject: Re: unable to mount root
To: None <amiga@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ty Sarna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/29/1995 17:35:04
In article <Pine.SUN.3.91.950329065629.10876Femail@example.com>,
Jeff Mickey <jmic@Tezcat.Com> wrote:
> Several days ago, my system crashed with media errors in the /bin
> directory. I saved what i could of the files in my root partion, marked
> the bad blocks with HDtoolbox. I then rebooted from the install disks,
> and rebuilt the partion with newfs. Replacing the binaries from the
> distribution, and /etc, /root from my backup.
> Unfortunatly my system now hangs, when it attempts to mount the
> root partion, i get....
> 2 mice configured
> 10 views configured
> and then the system hangs. I suspect that i have missed something simple, or
> that this was not the way to repair the damage...:)
Did you run "MAKEDEV all" in /dev? Forgetting to do this is the usual
cause of hangs at that point.