Subject: pc164 will not boot multiuser
To: Jan-Hinrich Fessel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 11/07/1999 12:08:44
Jan-Hinrich Fessel writes:
> After all I got my new PC164 running, but it will not boot multiuser.
> Yes, I do have rc_configured=YES and boot_osflags a.
> Im running the latest snapshot from october.
> The machine will not even go to multiuser after leaving singleuser via logging
> out from the singleuser shell,m i.e. it comes back to singeluser prompt.
Oh dear. There may be something bad in that snapshot.
I saw this myself the other day installing a new machine; because of
the somewhat convoluted hoops i had to jump through to install the
machine, I decided I had omitted something obvious while not
concentrating and planned to try again this weekend.
I have a new snapshot building at the moment; will try that on the
second machine and report back soon. I rebuilt the system doing the
building yesterday from the same sources that are being used for the
snapshot; it is running fine (but obviously different make options are
Hmm.. my main machine is still running the 1.4.1 bootblocks, i wonder
if the -a is not getting passed through correctly. I shall