One last note, if this is a case for a functional union fs. I'd like to
see my mistyping and the system combine things into one device directory
so this type of problem will not stop my system frm booting up
Tony Johnson wrote:
> 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.
> > --
> > Poul-Henning Kamp | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
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