Subject: port-alpha/15348: kernfs error message during booting.
To: None <>
From: Ray Phillips <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/24/2002 11:17:53
>Number:         15348
>Category:       port-alpha
>Synopsis:       kernfs error message during booting.
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    port-alpha-maintainer
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Jan 23 17:19:00 PST 2002
>Originator:     Ray Phillips
>Release:        NetBSD 1.5.2
	JKMRC, University of Queensland
System: NetBSD 1.5.2 NetBSD 1.5.2 (GENERIC-after-SA2002-001-ptrace-1.5.patch) #0: Wed Jan 23 20:24:55 EST 2002 alpha

The KERNFS file system is not defined in the port-alpha GENERIC kernel so the
error message

    mount_kernfs: kernfs on /kern: Operation not supported by device

appears during the boot sequence, just after the

    Mounting all filesystems...


	boot an alpha with the GENERIC kernel.
	Remove the # character at the beginning of line 49 of