Subject: Re: Install failure
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Craig M. Chase <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/04/1994 12:19:33
Ken Hornstein writes:
> >It autoconfigs just fine, but hangs at the
> >"changing root device to sd0a"
> >message.
> >
> >What is the most likely thing that I have done wrong?
> I've seen this happen when all the right devices aren't created on the root
> partition.  Since you say you can boot off of a floppy, do so and check to
> make sure everything in /dev exists.  You might consider running "MAKEDEV all"
> to be sure everything is created.

YES.  This was my problem.  Thanks to all that replied.


Craig Chase --- Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78721   --- (512) 471-7457