Subject: Quite! port-i386/518: kernel panics on bootup as a result of recent disklabel changes
To: J.T. Conklin <>
From: Ivan Vazquez <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/19/1994 03:52:28
On Mon, 17 Oct 1994 10:13:12 -0700 (PDT), (J.T. Conklin) said:

> Hmm.  This sounds interesting.  Yesterday, Chunk Kane came up to my place
> so we could "clone" my system (sup'd last wednesday) onto his disk.  

> After we were done, we detached my drive from the SCSI chain, and booted 
> his drive in my machine.  It worked fine.  Then we moved his drive back 
> to his machine, and it hung just after the kernel printed "changing root
> device to /dev/sd0a".

> Unfortunately, we were not able to figure out a solution, and he went 
> home with a non-working NetBSD 1.0 beta box.

Curious Indeed!

I came to JT Conklin with exactly the same problem and we discovered
that I had not created the /dev entries on the clone disk.

Could it be the same problem? (how quickly we forget! :)