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 23:57:50
> The following reply was made to PR port-i386/36808; it has been noted by
> From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: port-i386/36808: NetBSD not installable from a second disk
> Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 21:40:23 +0100
> On Mon, Aug 20, 2007 at 10:30:30PM +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
> > No, I aborted the install process and exited sysinst to get a shell.
> > Then I typed 'mount -t ext2fs /dev/wd1e /mnt2 && ls
> > I typed 'sysinst' and restartet install process and
> > choosed 'local directory'.
> /mnt2 is a bad idea, sysinst probably unmounts it.....
oh! That would explain why it says, a file does not exist.
That is a behaviour, I don't expect when I choose 'local directory'.
I thought, this is what sysinst would do with 'unmounted fs'.
> > > There is no reason why the above shouldn't work. I can't see how
> > > 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.
> But I've installed from sets on a local disk in the past...
> (getting the path to the install kernel correct is a PITA when it is
> in the bowels of the 'release' directory...)
hm... I'm not sure, what you mean. Please elaborate.