Subject: Re: 1.6 Installation - segmentation fault
To: Rose, Brian <Brian.Rose@icn.siemens.com>
From: Heison Chak <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/18/2002 12:57:59
I had the same problem, but found a work around by showing the details
while unpacking packages.
On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 07:40:46AM -0800, Rose, Brian wrote:
> I'm having a little difficulty installing NetBSD 1.6. I get a segmentation
> fault when unpacking the filesets. But it only does it if I partition the
> disk a certian way.
> This is being installed onto a VmWare virtual machine.
> The problem partition table looks like this...
> wd0a / - 85 megabytes (default)
> wd0b swap 128 megabytes (default)
> wd0e /tmp - 390 megabytes
> wd0f /var - 390 megabytes
> /usr - 1052 megabytes (remainder of the disk)
> If I use the default partition scheme, everything installs fine.
> / - 85 megabytes
> swap 128 megabytes
> /usr - 1832 megabytes (remainder of the disk)
> I've tried putting the partitions in various places on the disk and in
> various disklabels (eg /usr on wd0e and wd0g). Any ideas as to why this is
> happening? I also tried this partition scheme on a real machine at home and
> wverything worked fine.
> Any ideas? Are there any fundamental flaws in what I am doing?
> Thanks in advance.
> Brian Rose
> brian dot rose at icn dot siemens dot com