First boot

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Thu Jul 12 10:13:34 PDT 2001

> The reboot seemed to go normally, it entered runlevel 3 and gave me a
> login prompt, but when I tried to login as root with the root password, I
> got the message "Unable to change tty /dev/tty1: no such file...", and I
> was back at login prompt.

This can be caused when the root file system isn't mounted in read-write
mode. Did the mountfs script run? It should print on your screen that's
it re-mounting the root file system in read-write mode.

Gerard Beekmans

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