Sending bug reports
bctk at pi.be
Sat Sep 6 06:30:12 PDT 2003
I have tried to install FreeBSD 5.0 (non-stable release) and have
experienced some problems. I would like to know where I can post these
bugs and problems, so you can figure out what's going wrong.
It would be a great pleasure for me to contribute to your problem.
Anyway, I just got one warning for you and everyone who installs the OS:
watch out with the automatic creation of the partition table!!!
It cripled my VFAT and now I lost all my data (which was located on a
seperate *backup* partition. It seems that 2 partitions are somewhat
merged (propably just a few sectors!). Ranish and FIPS can't help me, and
a backup utility from PartitionMagic 8.0 gives me a "Partition table
corrupt - BAD" message.
I should of been more careful! At least I took a backup 2 days ago with a
SCSI CD-R (which also doesn't work in FreeBSD 5.0 --> detecting /cd0
instead of cd0c in FreeBSD 4.8 (stable))!
I hope this is the right address to send such bug reports. If not, could
you please give me the email address so I can send every other problems to
Thank you. Gonna save me data now and reformat the HD!
Folding at Home - Team Ehwaz (#14044)
Team Leader (bctk at pi dot be)
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