8.0 Install Failure

Doug Hardie bc979 at lafn.org
Tue Sep 15 09:43:43 UTC 2009

On 15 September 2009, at 01:52, 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.
> I'll try it again without adding the ports.

Well, now it no longer boots disc 1 but does boot the live fs.   
Reinstalled, but now I am getting a bunch of disk errors (SCSI) so I  
suspect the problem is hardware.

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