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Re: 5.1 installation fun & games...

To: (Leon Verrall)
Subject: Re: 5.1 installation fun & games...
From: (Alan Cox)
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 10:31:49 +0100 (BST)
In-reply-to: <> from "Leon Verrall" at Jun 22, 98 10:08:21 am
> Anyway, this boots the kernel, mounts the root fs and then stops with the
> message:
>   Warning: unable to open an initial console

You don't have a valid "/dev" inside of /scratch/linux/installfs

Tar preserves major/minor numbers which will screw you royally across
NFS (which doesnt). 

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