8.0 Install Failure

Thomas Ronner thomas at ronner.org
Tue Sep 15 09:38:04 UTC 2009

On 15 Sep 2009, at 10:52, Doug Hardie wrote:

> Installing 8.0 Beta 4 on an i386 machine from disc 1.  IN the  
> Extracting ports:
> Panic: initiate_write_inodeblock_ufs2: already started
> cpuid=0
> KDB: enter: panic
> [thread pid 19 tid 100045 ]
> Stopped at kdb_enter+0x3a: movl  $0,kdb_why
> I did a where but its way too much to type accurately by hand.  This  
> is an older system, but it does boot disc 1 where some of the  
> previous releases it would not boot disk 1 but had to use the live  
> file system.

The same thing happened to me under VMWare Workstation, when I  
installed FreeBSD 8.0-BETA4 on a (virtual) disk connected to a  
(virtual) LSI SAS adaptor. Installing on a IDE disk worked around the  
problem. It happened with the i386 as well as the amd64 version.


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