Subject: Re: Corrupted SRM -- partial solution
To: Ray Phillips <>
From: None <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/03/2001 00:03:20
On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 11:21:17AM +1000, Ray Phillips wrote:
> I've been able to install NetBSD 1.5.1 and all appears to be well until I
> try to boot into multi-user mode.  It keeps saying
>     Enter pathname of shell or RETURN for sh:
> even though I've edited /etc/rc.conf and /etc/defaults/rc.conf as usual.
> Any suggestions as to why that might be? What's the significance of the
>     Unrecognized boot flag '0'.
> line in the booting sequence (which I've appended to this message)?

This is the exact problem. The boot flag to cause boots to proceed
directly to multiuser mode is "A", not "0".  There is no "0" flag.
Kevin P. Neal                      
           On the community of supercomputer fans:
"But what we lack in size we make up for in eccentricity." 
  from Steve Gombosi, comp.sys.super, 31 Jul 2000 11:22:43 -0600