Subject: Re: sysinst not working
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Jukka Salmi <email@example.com>
Date: 09/19/2006 17:05:54
Jukka Salmi --> current-users (2006-09-19 17:02:58 +0200):
> I haven't used sysinst about a year, and I don't know if it is still
> supposed to work. In case it is: I just failed to install a NetBSD/i386
> system using sysinst:
Forgot to mention: this is CVS HEAD sysinst as of 2006-09-15.
> At first I tried to configure the network using "Utility menu ->
> Configure network". Sysinst terminated because dhclient failed to
> create /etc/dhclnt.pid, /etc/dhclient.leases and /etc/resolv.conf;
> /etc was mounted r/o. BTW, it reported `dhclient.c(2077): null pointer'.
> I started sysinst again and skipped network configuration. After I
> entered a disk name (prompt: "Please enter a name for your NetBSD disk
> [...]: ) sysinst terminated again, complaining "Could not open
> /etc/disktab". Indeed there was no such file.
> Any hints?
> TIA, Jukka
> bashian roulette:
> $ ((RANDOM%6)) || rm -rf ~
$ ((RANDOM%6)) || rm -rf ~