No root filesystem

Garrett Cooper yanefbsd at
Sat Aug 23 05:57:14 UTC 2008

On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 10:54 PM, Garrett Cooper <yanefbsd at> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 5:38 PM, Randy Bush <randy at> wrote:
>>> It tried to mount ufs:/dev/ad6s1a, which is correct, but somehow
>>> came up empty.  At the "Manual root filesystem specification" prompt,
>>> "?" did not list any devices.
>> i had similar, but it showed devices
>> reboot and it was ok
>> this was with gmirror
>> randy
> Apart from a hardware failure (which is possible -- try a liveCD based
> OS to see whether or not the disk can be spotted and read from), there
> are a number of commits that have gone in recently which could be
> affecting your system.

Didn't read the first paragraph close enough. Heh. Sorry 'bout that.
Just ignore the LiveCD suggestion unless the issue is sporadic.

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