Acer Aspire One D150 ffs_mountroot: can't find rootvp

Saifi Khan saifi.khan at
Sun Oct 18 07:45:28 PDT 2009


Downloaded LATEST-i386-master.img and then wrote it to USB pen
drive using the command 
# dd if=LATEST-i386-master.img of=/dev/da0 bs=1m

The Acer Aspire One D150 Netbook (currently running Gentoo) was
booted from the USB pen drive.

Hardware specs of the netbook device are at 

The DragonFlyBSD installer screen was presented and on selecting
 'Verbose logging'
 'disable ACPI'
 'Safe mode'

had the following issue.

Mounting root from ufs:da8s1a
tryroot da8s1a
no disknamed 'da8s1a'
setrootbyname failed
ffs_mountroot: can't find rootvp
Root mount failed: 6

Manual root filesystem specification:
. ...
. ..
mountroot> ?
possibly valid devices for root FS:
 "md0" "sg0" "da0" "da0s1" "da0s2" "da0s3"

. ..

Any suggestions on how i can bring up this device ?


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