Subject: Re: PMAG-CA - kernel?
To: Andy Doran <>
From: Bill Studenmund <skippy@macro.Stanford.EDU>
List: port-pmax
Date: 04/16/1999 11:11:53
On Sat, 10 Apr 1999, Andy Doran wrote:

> > ok, i set up the new bootblocks, rebooted the machine in single-user mode and
> > everything worked fine. when i rebooted in multiuser though, i got the login
> > prompt, typed in root and hit return and got something like this
> > 
> > 	login: 887i
> Comment out the 'ttyflags' bit in /etc/rc. When and if you upgrade to 1.4
> this will go away.

An easier solution is to comment out the ttyb and ttyd lines in /etc/ttys.
Then the ttyflags command won't mess the keyboard and mouse up.

(comment out as in have the line start with "#")

> > 	savecore: can't find device 85/252
> > 
> > but i don't think it has anything to do with it. in another thread you mentioned
> > something about a new console device in the 1.4 kernel... could that have
> > anything to do with it?


> Um, some console stuff changed but I don't know what. The basic console
> device is the same. The kernel you're booting off has to be called /netbsd
> for this message to go away. This isn't too serious.

Right. savecore needs to know where to look for the core dump (if
present). To do this, it looks inside the running kernel. To know where to
look, it looks in /netbsd. If /netbsd isn't the running kernel, it looks
in the wrong place, and tries to find the core on a bogus device.

Take care,