Subject: Re: Difficulty bringing up netbsd 1.5 on a Quadra 840AV
To: Allen Briggs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Henderson <email@example.com>
Date: 01/06/2001 19:57:48
The problem with not having X in my path went away when I restored
</bigger>So either the error message I noticed was benign, or the order
in which the *.tgz files are installed matters, or I just flat out
missed xserver.tgz in the first place. (I believe it had to do with a
symbolic link's destination not being present)
I've been thinking about how sloooow the Quadra 840 is compared to my
StarMax/5000, and I believe I'll progress to installing NetBSD there.
This point was really brought home when I started untarring pkgsrc from
a 2X cdrom.
Many thanks for your assistance.
>> When I went to try single user mode, I found that file /etc/ttys had
>> that referred to ttyE0, not ttye0. I changed the file to agree with
>> in FAQ 10.14 for both ttye0 and tty00.
>Boot into single-user mode, run fsck, mount -a, restore /etc/ttys to
>way it was, cd /dev, and ./MAKEDEV all.
>The correct device name is ttyE0, but the installer (except the very
>latest one--just built in the last ocuple of days) doesn't create
>device. ttye0 is historical and probably doesn't have the right
>major/minor number... The FAQ should be updated.
> Allen Briggs firstname.lastname@example.org
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