Subject: Re: Boot error
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: port-i386
Date: 04/05/1996 01:19:40
>Date: Thu, 4 Apr 1996 11:16:28 -0500 (EST)
>From: "Trevor R.H. Clarke" <>

>I'm in the process of installing NetBSD on my PC. I installed the 
>kernel/boot files and disklabeled the drive. When I boot, I get the 
>following error:
>	changing root device to wd0a
>	panic: init died (signal 0, exit 1)

>Anyone know what the problem is and how to fix it?

Have you created and populated a /dev dir on the hard drive?
Specifically, you need /dev/console.
Mike Long <>     <URL:>
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