Subject: bin/4549: sysinst `local' option can't deal with files on already-mounted disk
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
Date: 11/20/1997 20:28:50
>Synopsis: sysinst `local' option can't deal with files on already-mounted disk
>Responsible: bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>Arrival-Date: Thu Nov 20 12:35:03 1997
>Originator: Bill Sommerfeld
System: NetBSD orchard.arlington.ma.us 1.3_ALPHA NetBSD 1.3_ALPHA (ORCHARD) #12: Sat Nov 8 09:13:50 EST 1997 firstname.lastname@example.org:/usr/sommerfeld/NetBSD-1.3/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/ORCHARD i386
I was attempting to use the `upgrade' option to avoid repartitioning
an already partitioned disk.
I ftp'ed the sets into /mnt/usr/rel..
The `local' option for install source seems to require that they be on
a separate partition not already mounted by the upgrade; when
it failed to mount the partition (because it was already
mounted), it wouldn't let me unpack the sets.
you should be able to specify a local pathname on an