disks not configured from sysinstall 6.0-BETA1
john at jnielsen.net
Wed Aug 3 18:25:16 GMT 2005
I'm new to the list (and to sparc64 in general), but I wanted to
congratulate you all on getting FreeBSD on sparc64 to Tier 1 quality in
such a short amount of time, and on the progress that continues to be made.
I recently inherited an Ultra 5 box at work and (naturally) am installing
FreeBSD on it. Not having a serial console handy, I was pleased to see
that the 6.0-BETA1 CD boots with a usable console. I went through the
setup process as usual, configuring my disks as follows:
ad0b 768M swap
ad0a ~8G / +S
ad1 ~40G /squid
After selecting my distributions and media (CDROM), I got the "Last chance!"
warning. Instead of starting the install at that point, it failed with
consecutive errors about not finding / or swap. Nothing was printed to the
debug console, but the disks were simply not touched.
After running sunlabel and newfs manually from the fixit shell, the
installation went smoothly.
Any ideas? I didn't see any PR's that looked relevant, so I was wondering
if I should submit one. Am I omitting any relevant details?
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