Subject: Re: Why did it hang? (How to boot on second device?)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
Date: 07/02/1995 09:50:54
After putting a fresh set of binaries on the "a" partition of my
second SCSI drive (sd1), I attempted to boot with that as the root.
(i386; told the boot prompt "sd(1,a)/netbsd -s". It gets through the
autoconfiguration, says "changing root device to sd1", then "WARNING:
no swap space found" (which is correct, there is no "b" partition on
that drive), then it just sits there.
Sounds like you didn't populate /dev.