Subject: Re: 3100... almost there...
To: David M. Whitney, Systems Programmer <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 07/10/1996 09:32:11
On Tue, 9 Jul 1996 18:30:20 -0400 (EDT)  "David M. Whitney, Systems Programmer" wrote:

> Thanks to Jonathan (jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU) I was able to get past dd'ing
> the miniroot onto the drive (I was not including skip=16 parameter to dd). 
> I've been able to build the base distribution on an rz24, booting off of the
> rz23 with the miniroot & NFS mounting the distribuition from my Macintosh.
> I can get the new system to boot up to the point:
> init:copying out flags `-s' 3
> init:copying out path `/sbin/init' 11
> Then it freezes.  I've setup the fstab, passwd, groups, and a minimal rc file
> in /etc...What configurations steps should I take before bringing up the
> system?

Sounds like you don't have a /dev/console device.  You should be able
to "MAKEDEV std" to create all the necessary devices.