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

From: David Ford (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 18:58:10 EST

"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?

This symlink doesn't exist/isn't usable for boot. Use the qualified

I.e. /dev/discs/disc0/part1 points to /dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part1
on my machine.

Use that pathname.


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