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