9.0-BETA1 installer issues
yanegomi at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 19:42:32 UTC 2011
On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 12:03 PM, Marc Fonvieille <blackend at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 08:28:34PM +0200, Marc Fonvieille wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 02, 2011 at 08:36:01AM -0500, Nathan Whitehorn wrote:
>> > On 08/02/11 04:41, Bruce Cran wrote:
>> > > I've been trying out 9.0-BETA1: it's a lot easier to install than
>> > > previous releases with bsdinstall, but I spotted a few issues:
>> > Good! Thanks for checking.
>> > > Typo - "Resovler Configuration".
>> > > If I leave the resolver window for a while it gets corrupted with:
>> > >
>> > > Aug 2 10:31:23 dhclient: Bogus domain search list 15: lan, .....
>> > Interesting. It looks like DHCP doesn't like your local setup...
>> > > In the documentation installation screen, it should say "At a
>> > > minimum..." - the 'a' is missing. Also, there should perhaps be a
>> > > semi-colon between "English version" and "this is the original". The
>> > > menu also doesn't appear to do anything once you select "OK".
>> > The spelling fixes are easy to fix. The documentation issue is more
>> > confusing. It should begin running pkg_add, after you press OK, assuming
>> > you selected something. Do you have the installer log handy? It will be
>> > in /tmp.
>> Hmm I think it's "default" PACKAGESITE env variable pointing on
> I'm wrong, I did an install and same behavior as Bruce.
> I looked in /tmp/bsdinstall_log:
> Running installation step: docsintall
> pkg_add: unable to fetch 'ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/amd64/packages-9-current/Latest/en-freebsd-doc.tbz' by URL
> Any idea?
Because PACKAGESITE isn't specified properly for starters; also
the extension for the file is wrong (it should be txz, right?). So it
sounds like the pkg_add remote fetching logic in bsdinstall isn't
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