Subject: Re: error in make boot floppy
To: None <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/21/1998 16:55:34
> I encountered the error when I tried to build the booting
> floppy for i386 with source tree up to date 20 oct 1998.  Can
> anyone told me what to do ?  I had configured the vnd device in
> [...]
> vnconfig -t floppy3 -v -c /dev/vnd0d ramdisk.fs
> /dev/vnd0d: 1474560 bytes on ramdisk.fs using geometry 512/18/2/80
> disklabel -rw /dev/vnd0d floppy3
> newfs -m 0 -o space -i 5120 -c 80 /dev/rvnd0a floppy3
> newfs: /dev/rvnd0a: open: Device not configured
> *** Error code 1

I think the problem is that your (probably old) /etc/disktab does
not contain an 'a' partition for the "floppy3" entry.  Install a
new disktab (or merge the new one into the old) and this should
go smoother.

- H=E5vard