Opteron problem after recompile is "ffs_mountroot: can't find rootvp"

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Oct 27 15:41:32 PDT 2004

On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 03:23:48PM -0700, Peter G wrote:
> thx Kris
> i went over the kernel config file and it doesn't seem
> so, i successfully made another 3 kernels w/ more and
> more components in each, up to the point where the
> only items i did away with were just the NiC cards teh
> machine dowsn't have. In each case they all compile
> fine BUT they all fail on bootup w/ exact same message
> as the subject line above.
> I did some digging in the mail list archives and it
> seems this was a problem w/ the Sparc64 line early
> last spring. Was this resolved or is it now appearing
> in this amd64 ARCH that i'm using??

Sorry, I've lost context because you trimmed too much quoted text from
your reply.  Remind me again what your problem is.  Also, if you're
having a problem with a kernel you compiled, you need to show us the
config file so we can verify it.

> Is there another mail list i should be posting to
> specifically for the amd64?

Well, there's the freebsd-amd64 list ;-)

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