kern/53938: MFS_ROOT doesn't work

Ian Dowse iedowse at
Mon Jun 30 17:50:07 PDT 2003

The following reply was made to PR kern/53938; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Ian Dowse <iedowse at>
To: alarson at
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at
Subject: Re: kern/53938: MFS_ROOT doesn't work 
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2003 01:42:14 +0100

 In message <200306302136.OAA40948 at>, Alan Larson writes:
 >	MFS_ROOT doesn't work.
 >	Build MFS_ROOT system, include MFS_ROOT_SIZE and root image.
 >	Attempt to boot it.
 Try adding
 	pseudo-device	md
 to your kernel config; support for compiled-in root filesystems was
 moved into the md driver some time ago. You may also want to use
 the MD_ROOT and MD_ROOT_SIZE options instead of the MFS ones that
 are only present for compatibility.

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