Sorry for the repeat.  I was playing with the sendmail 8.11.0 you guys
have provided...

But anyway, if DEVFS is in my fstab or not it gets mounted under /dev ,
as you point out.  I guess this is the problem because I have to remove
"options DEVFS" from my kernel in single user for my system to boot.

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Tony Johnson writes:
> >I'm sure you know this already, but I just want to reiterate.  I have
> >done a make world on Fridays and Saturday's Freebsd 5.0-CURRENT.  I did
> >a cvsup in the "wee" hours in the morning.  I then did make world in
> >/usr/src to rebuild the system, rebuild kernel, and mergemaster -sv.
> >The system should be clean.  Correct me if I am wrong.  If I put "option
> >DEVFS" in my kernel , build/install that kernel, my computer will not
> >bot up completely.  I will have to enter single user with an errr
> >message stating "/dev: no such file or directory"  Mounting of fstab
> >filesystems fails.  press enter for /bin/sh
> >
> >My /dev directory exists.  Once I rebuild the kernel with no DEVFS it
> >all works, but I like devfs as it makes all the device files that i need
> >for my sound card as an example.
> Do you have devfs in /etc/fstab ?  That is *not* needed, /sbin/init
> will mount devfs on /dev automatically.
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