Subject: Re: building distribution floppy
To: Kurt Schreiner <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/06/1997 16:57:44
Kurt Schreiner writes:
> just tried "make" in /usr/src/distrib/i386/floppies. first complaint
> was:
> so I fixed the makefile for ramdisk:

nothing was wrong with the makefile, which was autogenerated anyway.

You probably are not actually up to -current cleanly.

> vnconfig -t floppy3 -v -c /dev/vnd0d ramdisk-13_ALPHA.fs
> /dev/vnd0d: 1474560 bytes on ramdisk-13_ALPHA.fs using geometry 512/18/2/80
> disklabel -rw /dev/vnd0d floppy3
> newfs -m 0 -o space -i 5120 -c 80 /dev/rvnd0a floppy3
> newfs: /dev/rvnd0a: open: Device not configured
> *** Error code 1

This bug is caused by having an old /etc/disktab in place.

Update everything to -current and update your /etc/disktab.