FreeBSD on a DockStar - doesn't mount root

Hans Petter Selasky hselasky at
Sun Feb 6 22:41:08 UTC 2011

On Sunday 06 February 2011 23:17:20 Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> On Sun, 06 Feb 2011 19:55:37 +0100
> Milan Obuch <freebsd-arm at> wrote:
> > Did you try typing several dots to test whether some more time to mount
> > root device helps? I would try it, sometimes it helps... Just some more
> > time for background tasks (one dot means one second, It I am not
> > mistaken).
> I'm not really sure how it is suposed to be, I tried
> .....ufs:/dev/ufs/kirkwoodroot
> and that didn't have any effect.

Maybe you need to set the scsi delay sysctl, to give the drive more time to 
probe. Search the mailing lists :-)


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