Boot off CF card hangs at "Trying to mount root" (was: Trouble with 6 boot/loader: system resets)

Stefan Bethke stb at
Mon Aug 29 04:55:34 GMT 2005

Am 29.08.2005 um 01:46 schrieb Daniel O'Connor:
> On Monday 29 August 2005 02:16, Stefan Bethke wrote:
>> Compiling boot, loader, and kernel without a CPUTYPE setting fixed
>> the boot and loader issues; however, the kernel doesn't seem to be
>> happy with the CF card:
>> ad3: 489MB <LEXAR ATA FLASH 1.01> at ata1-slave PIO4
>> Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ad3s1a
> Why do you say the kernel doesn't like it?
> Looks fine to me..
> It should still work if it's ad3, but you'll need to alter your fstab.

Because it hangs after printing that line? Not changing fstab it  
complaints about being unable to mount root. Specifying the correct  
devices, it hangs.


Stefan Bethke <stb at>   Fon +49 170 346 0140

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