On Wed, 11 Oct 2000, 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?

Do you have an /boot/device.hints?  This file tells the kernel where to
find devices at boot time, including a console.

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