Subject: Re: NetBSD/i386 1.0-BETA binaries
To: Ian Fitchet <I.D.Fitchet@fulcrum.co.uk>
From: Adam Glass <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/17/1994 07:02:44
> A couple of quick questions (and the inevitable "how *I*
> bootstrapped netbsd").
> 1. how do you configure vnode devices into the kernel? I
> wanted to create some boot floppies for my colleague but they require
> vnconfig. The only reference I then found to vnd* was in swap devices
> in two of the sample kernel configs and that vnd has major number 14.
> My symptom is, when vnconfig is invoked it complains that "device not
> configured". (Even after rebooting on one of those kernels). MAKEDEV
> produced the devices, but it strikes me as a kernel side problem.
> VNODEPAGER is defined in the kernel.
add 'pseudo-device vn 4' to your kernel config. compile a new kernel
based on that config. then try the scripts in
/usr/src/distrib/i386/floppies which use vn.