Subject: Re: Newbie alert: root fs...
To: Andy Michaels <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: port-dreamcast
Date: 04/10/2001 09:13:33
You need to do:
# cd <the root of your snapshot>
# cd dev
# sh MAKEDEV all

This will populate the "/dev" for you.  Then just rebuild
you ISO and you should be ok.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Andy Michaels" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2001 8:44 AM
Subject: Newbie alert: root fs...

> Hi, I'm new to BSD and the DC.  Actually got the DC because I had read the
> history of BSD article on Daemon news, and saw info about the port.
> I got the bootable kernel from  It boots fine, but of
> course craps out when looking for the root fs.
> I then burned an ISO of what I thought was the hpcsh snapshot (base.tgz
> and etc.tgz).
> The DC tries to mount the fs, but then hangs when it can't find
> /dev/console
> I have now d/l'd the most current hpcsh snapshot, with all the
> tgz's.  However, when I look inside the tgz's I don't see a /dev/console
> there either.
> I know I'm doing something wrong, but not quite sure what.
> Anyone have any suggestions?
> -pulling on my flame-retardant pants,
> Andy
> BTW - my DC is built in Sept, 2000 and it boots from a CDR fine.
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