Subject: Re: installing on i386
To: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
From: Oleg Polyanski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/13/1999 00:26:00
> On Tue, 12 Jan 1999, Oleg Polyanski wrote:
> > > Does sysint give any error messages when failing to write the
> > > disklabel under 1.3.3?
> > nope. there was no any error messages. when i decide continue (after
> > customizing partitions in disklabel) i get the following:
> > Writting the NetBSD disklabel....
> > sd1: no disk label
> > and so on (newfs fails complaining `/dev/rsd1a: device not configured') etc.
> Thats probably normal if its writing the label fro the first time.
> If you break to the command line and run disklabel sd1 does it
> also report 'sd1: no disk label'.
nope, this is abnormal. `disklabel -r sd1' shows incorrect VTOC (only c and
d partitions are correct).
> > >
> > > As for the current snapshot - are ther any error messages before
> > > the 'md0: / file system full', and could you check if there is
> > > a core file on the filesystem?
> > (to be exact - this is netbsd 1.3h) no, there are no error messages and
> > sysinst dumps to core.
> Ah - could you try a 1.3I floppy?
no. i will try it right now.