Has the Procedure for Regenerating A FreeBSD Installation Disk Changed?

Martin G. McCormick martin at server1.shellworld.net
Tue Aug 26 14:40:45 UTC 2014

Roland Smith writes:
> Maybe try with GNU tar (archivers/gtar). If that works I think a bug 
> report is
> in order. Maybe libarchive and tar from 10.0 can be backported to 
	It does sound like we have a bug all right. bsdtar
appears to be the only implementation of tar that understands
ISO9660 images. gtar installed just fine from the ports
collection but it simply exits instantly without doing anything
when presented with the ISO image.
	For now, I will work with rsync again and see if that
might work plus re-try building another memory stick image which
is actually preferable to a re-mastered CD.
	Thanks to Roland Smith and all others who have provided
good suggestions.

Martin McCormick

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