RE: Booting the Hurd (Was: device string not recognized)
> Yes, you are correct sir. Actually, on my system, it's
> /gnu/boot/gnumach.gz. When I un- tarred the gnu tarball onto my /gnu
> directory from FreeBSD, it created another /gnu directory. I
> think this may be causing problems with the boot, because I can get as far
> entering [boot] and it gets all the way to showing my disk
> partitioning scheme and then it stops and asks me for my root device.
> I thought I had already done that step. I enter the device, and then it
> something like [cannot find /dev/hd0s1/boot/server.boot]. Aaargh!
Yikes! Joseph, mount that partition under BSD, cd into gnu and 'mv * ..'
There are paths coded into the startup scripts, and I believe under
serverboot.gz to expect things to be setup a certain way.
You can't expect the Hurd to guess where you've put things if they are not
in the "correct" locations :-)