Possible regression with 200807 amd64 snapshot CD

Tim Kientzle kientzle at freebsd.org
Mon Aug 18 18:32:55 UTC 2008

Garrett Cooper wrote:
> When trying to install 7.0-RELEASE on amd64 with the snapshot CD for
> 8.0-CURRENT, I'm running into issues where I can't seem to install
> because the installer gets to a point where it just quits with a -1
> exit code.
> Looking at the console I see a load of "cpio: malformed number"
> messages scroll by the screen, which makes me think that the issue
> lays with either the integrity of the archives received, or there's a
> bug with cpio that's included in the snapshot CD.
> Could someone verify of disprove this issue please?

Could be a cpio bug.  8.0-CURRENT has a new cpio.

At what point does this occur?  Are you trying
to install 7.0-RELEASE from a CD?

Let me know...


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