Subject: Re: no /dev/console or panic: Prefetch abort in non-USR mode (was )
To: Chris Budd <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steve Woodford <email@example.com>
Date: 01/26/2004 14:17:35
On Monday 26 January 2004 2:00 pm, Chris Budd wrote:
> Mount_mfs does not appear in the base.tgz that I downloaded from
> netbsd.org; the only place I have seen it is the base.tgz on the 1.6F
> Wasabi CD that came with the iq80321. Here is the listing from my
> 1.6.1 downloaded and extracted tarball; no mount_mfs:
Hmm. Would I be right in thinking you extracted the tarfiles on a
Windows box? If so, it's not surprising that things like mount_mfs
don't exist. On a native unix file-system, mount_mfs is hard-linked to
newfs_ffs. NTFS/FAT doesn't support hard links (at least, not that I'm
Notice also that the file permissions are completely wrong, and that
other 'hard-linked' files are missing too.
In short, NetBSD cannot boot from an NFS filesystem exported by a
> I am not using this Intel-supplied backplane. It might help; I'll
> see if I can get one.
I don't think it'll make any difference in this instance.
Don't worry about sending me your kernel now; I forgot you were using
the stock kernels from the ftp site.
Anyhow, can you confirm that you're using Windows as the NFS server?
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