Subject: Re: port-i386/36808: NetBSD not installable from a second disk
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.org, email@example.com,>
From: Christoph Egger <Christoph_Egger@gmx.de>
Date: 08/20/2007 22:30:30
> The following reply was made to PR port-i386/36808; it has been noted by
> From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: gnats-bugs@NetBSD.org
> Subject: Re: port-i386/36808: NetBSD not installable from a second disk
> Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 21:18:12 +0100
> On Mon, Aug 20, 2007 at 01:10:00PM +0000, Christoph_Egger@gmx.de wrote:
> > >Number: 36808
> > >Category: port-i386
> > >Synopsis: NetBSD not installable from a second disk
> > When sysinst asks for the sets, where they are, I can either
> > select "unmounted fs" or "local directory" depending on whether
> > it is already mounted or not. Then sysinst always says:
> > Release set /mnt2/i386/binary/sets/kern-GENERIC.tgz does not exist.
> > A ls /mnt2/i386/binary/sets/ shows me all required sets are in place.
> Is that true if you type CTRL-Z to suspend sysinst while the error
> message is displayed ?
No, I aborted the install process and exited sysinst to get a shell.
Then I typed 'mount -t ext2fs /dev/wd1e /mnt2 && ls /mnt2/i386/binary/sets/'
I typed 'sysinst' and restartet install process and
choosed 'local directory'.
> There is no reason why the above shouldn't work. I can't see how the
> files being on a different disk can make any difference once the
> filesystem is mounted.
Me neither. That's why I think, the bug is somewhere in sysinst.