Subject: Re: alpha console problem
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/03/2001 11:01:36
On Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 08:33:36AM +0200, Idar Tollefsen wrote:
> > I booted it up, everything seemed to go OK until I got a message
> > along the lines of "WARNING: /dev/console no such device."
> I can't recall the exact message, but for I had a similar experience
> where it droppet me into single user mode when I booted the first time
> afte rinstallation.

two different things...  the "no /dev/console" comes from not running a
"./MAKEDEV std" in /dev.  the "/etc/rc.conf not configured" comes from
not setting rc_configured=YES in /etc/rc.conf.

you're correct... both things should be done by the install program.  I
don't know why they're not.

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |