[Fwd: Re: installing 8.0-current-200906 snapshot]
kailockwood at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 03:32:44 UTC 2009
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: installing 8.0-current-200906 snapshot
Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2009 21:25:11 -0600
From: Kai Lockwood <kailockwood at gmail.com>
To: Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at bristol.ac.uk>
References: <20090619130714.GA83427 at mech-cluster238.men.bris.ac.uk>
<b5ef8d5c0906190734x716dc90eh98ce945fd7b088de at mail.gmail.com>
<20090619161757.GA83945 at mech-cluster238.men.bris.ac.uk>
Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 08:34:49AM -0600, ToyoRunner wrote:
>> I encounter the same error message. It means that for what ever reason
>> the kernel cannot negotiate DMA transfers with the CD drive. You can
>> either ignore it or stop the boot loader and run the command: set
> thank you, I was able to install the minimal configuration.
> However, on reboot, I can't see where my FBSD is.. So I can't boot it.
> I can see this:
> fs0:\boot> ls
> Directory of: fs0:\boot
> 06/19/09 04:09p <DIR> 8,192 .
> 06/19/09 04:09p <DIR> 0 ..
> 06/19/09 04:09p <DIR> 8,192 defaults
> 06/19/09 04:09p <DIR> 8,192 firmware
> 06/19/09 04:09p <DIR> 8,192 kernel
> 06/19/09 04:09p <DIR> 8,192 modules
> 06/19/09 04:09p <DIR> 8,192 zfs
> 06/19/09 04:09p <DIR> 57,344 GENERIC
> 06/12/09 06:55p r 0 loader.efi
> 06/12/09 06:55p r 0 support.4th
> 06/12/09 06:55p r 0 loader.rc
> 06/12/09 06:55p r 0 loader.4th
> 06/12/09 06:55p r 0 skiload
> 06/12/09 06:56p r 0 device.hints
> 06/12/09 06:55p r 0 loader.help
> 7 File(s) 0 bytes
> 8 Dir(s)
> fs0: is a disk
> Not sure what to do next. And why is loader.efi zero size?
The most important question I have at this point is why are all the
files a zero size. I'm going to try copying the efi directory on the
boot CD to the one on the hard drive and see what happens.
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