Subject: Re: Silly newbie install question
To: Paul D. Carlucci <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/18/2000 12:32:42
	You should be able to mount it as 'mount /dev/wd0a /'.

	I would recommend trying 1.5 which should be available Very Soon

			       -- A pmap for every occasion --

On Fri, 17 Nov 2000, Paul D. Carlucci wrote:

> I'm trying to toss 1.4.2 onto a 164SX.   First, a quick rundown of my box:
> 164SX, 533
> 8.4 g Maxtor IDE
> some kind of CD rom with Creative on it (I think its actually a Toshiba)
> Intel InBusiness 10/100
> RealTek 10/100
> Ensoniq AudioPCI
> Elsa Gloria (Permedia 2)
> The fun starts at the MAKEDEV portion of the install which hangs halfway through
> the install.  Upon rebooting I find that the wd?? devices havn't been created.
> At this point I'm stuck with a readonly filesystem that I can't remount as rw so
> I can create the device files to alleviate the fact that I can't mount the...
> you get the picture.  Any fixes, pointers, or workarounds would much
> appreciated?  I'd even be elated with a slap to the side of the head and a URL
> for a FAQ pertaining to stuff like this.  Thanks!
> --
> ::: Paul D. Carlucci
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