MacBook patches

Yuriy Tsibizov Yuriy.Tsibizov at
Sat May 12 07:34:06 UTC 2007

On Sat, 12 May 2007, Peter Jeremy wrote:

> On 2007-May-11 22:43:00 +0200, Arne Schwabe <schwabe at> wrote:
>> I am. But I am a little bit how I should install FreeBSD on my Macbook.
>> Using the 7.0 April snapshots, FreeBSD boots. but dies in sysinstall:
>> BARF 170 > 171 (iirc) :(
> This is a geom error.  There was a posting recently that geom can't
> handle DOS-type filesystems with all spaces in the volume label - you
> might be bumping into a similar problem.  I'm not sure if you can see
> or patch your volume label.
You can see geom configuration that libdisk tries to parse, that should be 
sufficient to find why it fails.

Arne, can you try to run
sysctl -b kern.geom.conftxt
from "live cd" fixit shell and look for lines with double spaces?


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