misc/129573: FreeBSD-7.1-RC1 fails to install man pages and doc
yanefbsd at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 12:40:04 PST 2008
The following reply was made to PR misc/129573; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Garrett Cooper" <yanefbsd at gmail.com>
To: "Fernan Aguero" <fernan.aguero at gmail.com>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: misc/129573: FreeBSD-7.1-RC1 fails to install man pages and doc distribution
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 12:38:14 -0800
On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 7:35 AM, Fernan Aguero <fernan.aguero at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Synopsis: FreeBSD-7.1-RC1 fails to install man pages and doc distribution
>>Arrival-Date: Thu Dec 11 15:40:00 UTC 2008
>>Originator: Fernan Aguero
> FreeBSD 7.1-RC1 #0: Sun Dec 7 00:38:13 UTC 2008 root at driscoll.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
> I have downloaded the ISO image for the 7.1-RC1 (disc1) available here:
> I have used the image to make a CD and to boot and install the system on a Dell PowerEdge SC1435 box.
> The installation was as follows:
> i) select express installation
> ii) format the drive and create partitions
> iii) select a minimal installation
> iv) commit to installation
> (drives were formatted and FreeBSD was installed successfully)
> v) select additional packages/distributions to install:
> man pages, preformatted man pages, doc distribution
> These failed to install with errors
> vi) postinstallation configuration also worked out successfully (root passoword, additional user, configure the box as an NFS client + SSHD server, configure bge0 interface)
> vii) rebooted the box (sucessfully)
> So the problem seems to be with the disk ... maybe release candidates don't carry the full-blown set of packages and docs, in which case you can dismiss this PR.
> But, if this is indeed a full-blown RC, then if something is broken here, a PR should be issued.
> PS: the MD5 checksum of both the ISO image and the burned CD match the one published in the FTP site.
1. Manpages are present on the FTP server:
2. If the manpages weren't present sysinstall should fail after trying
to find the sources.
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