Subject: Re: First Reboot after installation hangs on root file system type: ffs
To: Emmanuel Ka <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/06/2005 21:21:40
On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 11:14:45AM +0200, Emmanuel Ka wrote:
> As I know from BSD, the default root file system is hardcoded into the
No, it finds it from various infos passed by the boot loader.
> Is it possible to indicate another one at the boot prompt, so I can copy
> the INSTALL kernel on the root partition, tell this kernel to use
> /dev/wd0a and use that in the meantime ?
boot -flags an
> Sorry for the first dmesg posted, it looked something went wrong with
> cut and paste.
> Here follows a correct one :
If you can boot the INSTALL kernel with root on wd0a, make a diff between its
dmesg and the generic one, it should point to the driver causing problems.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference