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Re: x86_64--netbsd-install: MAKEDEV: stat: No such file or directory

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 3:01 PM, Alan Barrett <> wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Oct 2008, Adam Hoka wrote:
>> I have src/etc/MAKEDEV present too, and I'm ALWAYS running my builds
>> with objdir (hardcoded in a wrapper script).
>> Could this be a bug?
> Do you ever run postinstall or etcupdate in a mode that allows them to
> use the source directiory instead of etc.tgz?  One of the problems with
> doing that is that it doesn't know about whatever object directory you
> used with

i run etcupdate on it own and postinstall after when etcupdate fail. i
do have to make /usr/src re writeble

*** Cleaning up in /usr/src/etc
/usr/sbin/etcupdate: eval
NETBSDSRCDIR='/usr/src'                 DESTDIR='/tmp/temproot'
         MAKE=make                               MTREE=mtree
INSTALL_DONE=1                          BUILD=1
         USETOOLS=never make clean > /dev/null: not found
*** Running /usr/sbin/postinstall
Source directory: /usr/src
Target directory: /
bluetooth check:
defaults check:
envsys check:
gid check:
hosts check:
iscsi check:
makedev check:
motd check:
mtree check:
named check:
pam check:
periodic check:
pf check:
postfix check:
rc check:
ssh check:
wscons check:
x11 check:
uid check:
varrwho check:
obsolete check:
        Remove obsolete directory /usr/share/vi/catalog
        Remove obsolete directory /usr/share/vi
postinstall checks passed: bluetooth defaults envsys gid hosts iscsi
makedev motd mtree named pam periodic pf postfix rc ssh wscons x11 uid
postinstall checks failed: obsolete
To fix, run:
    /usr/sbin/postinstall -s '/usr/src' -d / fix obsolete
Note that this may overwrite local changes.
*** All done.

> --apb (Alan Barrett)

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