boot fails "Can't stat /dev/da0a: No such file or directory"
Edward Tomasz Napierała
trasz at FreeBSD.org
Tue May 3 08:42:57 UTC 2016
On 0502T0643, Graham Menhennitt wrote:
> On 30/04/2016 06:53 PM, Graham Menhennitt wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I have a USB disk that I use for backup. Up till now, it's mounted
> > without any problems at boot time. After updating to -current as of
> > yesterday, it doesn't mount and causes the boot to fail.
> > My /etc/fstab looks like:
> > # Device Mountpoint FStype Options Dump Pass#
> > /dev/ada0s1a / ufs rw 1 1
> > /dev/ada0s1b none swap sw 0 0
> > /dev/da0a /backup ufs rw,late 1 1
> > I tried adding the "late" to fix the problem, but it doesn't help.
> > The error message is:
> > /dev/ada0s1a: clean...
> > Can't stat /dev/da0a: No such file or directory
> > Unknown error; help!
> > ERROR: ABORTING BOOT (sending SIGTERM to parent)!
> > (hand transcribed - maybe typos)
> > Can anybody help, please.
> > Thanks,
> > Graham
> Sorry, I forgot to mention...
> I commented out that line from fstab which allows the boot to complete.
> I can then manually mount it without any problems. It looks like the
> device doesn't get created early enough.
Have you run mergemaster after upgrade? In particular, do you have
the current version of /etc/rc.d/mountcritlocal?
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