Subject: Re: Corrupted SRM -- partial solution
To: kpn@FreeBSD.ORG, Ray Phillips <email@example.com>
From: Wilko Bulte <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/03/2001 08:28:55
On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 12:03:20AM -0400, email@example.com wrote:
> 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.
Oh yes there is a '0'. But it is for use with VMS.
Do a >>> SET BOOT_OSFLAGS A and you are set.
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