Re: 2.4.1 - can't read root fs (devfs maybe?)

From: John Jasen (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 11:00:05 EST

On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Michael J. Dikkema wrote:

> I went from 2.4.0 to 2.4.1 and was surprised that either the root
> filesystem wasn't mounted, or it couldn't be read. I'm using devfs.. I'm
> thinking there might have been a change with regards to the devfs
> tree.. is the legacy /dev/hda1 still /dev/discs/disc0/part1?
> I can't even get a shell with init=/bin/bash..

Sounds like a lack of devfsd, which handles backwards compatibility for
/dev entries.

-- John E. Jasen (
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