On 11-Oct-00 Mike Meyer wrote:
> I've got a system with 4.1-STABLE installed. I mount -current sources
> on it, do make buildworld/buildkernel/installkernel/installworld and
> reboot. The boot loader runs, gives me the "booting default in..."
> countdown, prints "|", and then stops. After thrashing the disks (with
> *no* boot messages), I get a prompt from init.
> Since the same sources build and boot properly elsewhere, I assume
> I've missed a step. I normally run mergemaster after installworld and
> rebooting singleuser. Could someone provide the clue I've not got?

You are missing /boot/device.hints.  Boot the system and you can get
into multiuser fine (or you should be able to, at least), then
cp /sys/i386/conf/GENERIC.hints /boot/device.hints and edit to

>       thanx,
>       <mike


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