Installworld broken with an NFS /tmp
nonesuch at longcount.org
Thu Jan 19 13:53:27 UTC 2012
On Jan 19, 2012, at 5:25 AM, Sergey Kandaurov <pluknet at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19 January 2012 13:11, Matt Burke <mattblists at icritical.com> wrote:
>> I've found the following thread from 2009 which matches what I've just come
>> across while trying to install 9-RELEASE to disk on a machine with an NFS root.
>> I've just worked around this by nullfs mounting the local disk's /tmp over
>> the existing (nfs) /tmp, but is there a better way of doing this - an
>> environment variable to specify an alternate to /tmp perhaps?
> To "solve" the sillyrename problem visible during installworld,
> I just add the following to rc.conf (nfs) once and for all:
> varmfs="YES" # why? probably needs for /var/tmp
I had to do the same thing, and to be honest I don't like the Nfs root setup. I like having all of the tools , but a smaller setup would work better for me . I want to see how hard it will be to do a 9 install via mfsbsd or a mfsroot akin to what was in 7 and 8 . Has anyone tried that ?
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