Subject: install/7191: /dev/ttyE? not created?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 03/17/1999 13:02:44
>Synopsis: /dev/ttyE? were not created, but getty needed them.
>Responsible: gnats-admin (GNATS administrator)
>Arrival-Date: Wed Mar 17 21:05:04 1999
>Originator: Peter Seebach
>Release: Mar 15 1999
System: NetBSD chest.plethora.net 1.3K NetBSD 1.3K (CHEST) #0: Wed Mar 17 08:02:32 CST 1999 firstname.lastname@example.org:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/CHEST i386
(I may simply be wrong; my install partially failed, so I just
When I did my install, I found a *nearly* fully populated '/dev' on
my new root partition.
Fully populated, that is, except for /dev/ttyE0, which wscons needed,
and where getty wanted to run my console login. Thus, no logins.
Install on port-i386 by untarring everything. May also happen
normally; I'm assuming device nodes were mostly made, since all
the others were fine.