diskless problem: Lookup of /dev for devfs, error: 13
tajudd at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 05:05:24 UTC 2009
On 11/19/09, Adam Vande More <amvandemore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Michael W. Lucas <
> mwlucas at blackhelicopters.org> wrote:
>> I'm attempting to run a diskless 8.0 i386 workstation on VMWare, using
>> an OpenSolaris box as a file store. I get PXE, the kernel loads, but
>> when we try to remount the filesystem I get:
>> NFS ROOT: XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:/storage1/vm/netflow
>> Lookup of /dev for devfs, error 13
>> exec /sbin/init: error 13
>> exec /sbin/oinit: error 13
>> exec /sbin/init.bak: error 13
>> exec /rescue/inet: error 13
>> exec /stand/sysinstall: error 13
>> init: not found in path
Firewall embedded into the kernel? disable and or remove and try again.
>> At first glance, it would appear that /dev is missing. I've never
>> seen this happen before diskless systems, though, and I can't find any
>> other references to this. I know that other people have PXE-booted
>> FreeBSD on VMWare, however.
>> Anyone have any suggestions on what to check?
> I think you were following the same aged howto I was. Whatever config file
> /stand/sysinstall and friends is located in needs to be edited and have
> those references removed. That's about as far as I got when playing around
> a few ago.
I think the rc/init tries to run all of those as hard-coded values. I
recall trying to build a floppy diskette with a minimal kernel and
minimal single-user world, and i repeatedely got the above while
trying to build the floppy. This would have either been the 4.x or
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