FreeBSD-BETA2 Signal 11 During Install

ota at ota at
Sat Nov 3 16:35:05 PDT 2007


I tested out FreeBSD 7.0-BETA2 using VMware Player, and using the 
boot-only disc FreeBSD installed fine, until when I was asked for Linux 
binary compatibility.  Upon hitting enter for Yes, I got a signal 11.  
The only information given was on console ttyv1 with a one-line debug 
error saying it caught signal 11.  This is all the information I could 
get out of it.  However, after it rebooted on its own (which took about 
3 minutes, I suspect it was timing out being connected to a mirror) it 
booted normally on the virtual hard disk, leaving me to finish the 
installation manually where it left off.

I was wondering if anyone noticed a similar error when trying to grab 
files from the mirror upon requesting Linux compatibility during the 

Russell Doucette

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