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

From: Peter Samuelson (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 15:58:36 EST

[John Jasen]
> Errrr .... upon careful reading of the devfs/devfsd documentation,
> you'll find that it says to put /sbin/devfsd /dev in amongst the
> first lines in rc.sysinit.

> In looking through rc.sysinit, / is not mounted rw until much later.

Who said anything about *re*-mounting '/'? We are talking about having
trouble mounting '/' the *first* time, i.e. before rc.sysinit ever gets
a chance to run.

How did you expect to run /sbin/devfsd when /sbin doesn't exist yet?

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