Subject: Re: Install failure
To: None <>
From: Dave Burgess <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/05/1994 08:12:25
> 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

With the imminent announcement of 1.0 to the world, I expect to see this
problem alot.  Would you guys mind asking this question again once Chris
makes the announcement.  That way, we have the first strike capability.
I will be including it in the FAQ that will be going out the 13th.