Hello Dan,

you are the fourth person except me, who has this problem and wrote it to
the list. FreeBSD is still doing nothing with it - is it such big problem to
solve it ? There is no useful advice yet, what can we do - nobody knows ?

Peter Rosa


----- Original Message -----
From: "MacMan20001" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Sunday, September 07, 2003 7:47 PM
Subject: Bootable CD Problems


> Hello.
>
> I'm trying to build a bootable BSD 4.8 CD. Nothing fancy, just a
> shell and maybe a few utilities, but I have a specific problem.
>
> Whenever I boot from the CD, the computer asks for the root
> filesystem. I point it toward the CD (cd9660:acd0), but it hangs on
> "Mounting root from cd9660:acd0...". My guess is that it can't find
> the mfsroot file. So, I tried all the possibilities: a zipped and
> unzipped file, upper and lower case filename, upper and lower case
> listing in /boot/loader.conf, and nothign worked. Does anyone know
> the proper way the mfsroot file should be done, or another problem
> that could be causing this?
>
> I have /sbin/init on the disk, and rc didn't load; I inserted 'echo
> "rc loaded."' into the rc file, and didn't get any messages.
>
> Any help would be nice, and I wil answer what questions I can about this.
> --
> Signed,
> Dan Harrison
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