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Re: kern/51362: installing from USB sticks is not possible
The following reply was made to PR kern/51362; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/51362: installing from USB sticks is not possible
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2016 00:16:24 +0000
On Sun, Jul 31, 2016 at 08:20:00PM +0000, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 31, 2016 at 08:10:00PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > Can you file a separate PR on the nouveau problem?
> That is the only problem here, but I think we already have a PR about
> that (this is a pretty new nvidia card, so firmware WILL not be available).
All I see at the moment is 50804 and 51091, neither of which really
seems to cover it.
> We need a way to gracefully fail early.
Yes. Something like the patch in 50808 might be a starting point, but
ultimately if the drmkms console fails we ought to fall back to the
Maybe file a PR on that? I don't think one exists.
> > Meanwhile, any idea why it isn't probing the root device correctly?
> > That ought to be fixed.
> One of the disks was from an (old) raid set with forced autoroot, so
> the behaviour was just as expected.
ah, I guess never mind that part then...
David A. Holland
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