9.1-RC1 installer [was: FreeBSD 9.1-RC1 Available...]

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 19:10:30 UTC 2012

On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 2:26 PM, David Wolfskill <david at catwhisker.org>wrote:

> While the exercise was ultimately successful, I needed to make use of
> additional hardware (including a second FreeBSD machine -- my laptop) to
> complete it.  Had I been trying to install with just the target machine
> and the USB drive (memstick), as far as I can tell, I would have ended
> up with a brick.

I can confirm this, and I *did* end up with a brick (went back and did it
again with the 9.0-R installer to get a working system).  Worse, it managed
to damage the EFI partition and I'm still getting fallout from that I think.

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at gmail.com
wandering unix systems administrator (available)     (412) 475-9364 vm/sms

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