sysinstall error on 8.2-PRE
odhiambo at gmail.com
Thu Jan 6 17:13:39 UTC 2011
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 8:02 PM, Bruce Cran <bruce at cran.org.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Jan 2011 17:38:33 +0300
> Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a strange problem. On one system that I am running, I cannot
> > use sysinstall to do partition/label for a disk. This problem seems
> > peculiar to this OS, somewhere.
> > When I launch sysinstall, I get some funny message appear on the
> > screen (see http://lix.in/-9b7e16 for an image).
> > >From there I choose custom -> partition > Select the disk then enter
> > partition editor. The cursor simply refuses to move from there, though
> > keyboard is active.
> The problem is that geom has been extended with additional types (e.g.
> glabel, gsched) that libdisk doesn't know about - so it gets confused.
So, how do I fix/manoeuvre around that problem?
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