Subject: Re: unable to mount root
To: None <amiga@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ty Sarna <>
List: amiga
Date: 03/29/1995 17:35:04
In article <>,
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.