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Re: Installation troubles on UEFI/GPT laptop (possible bug?)
Fucking smartphone !
I.A my budd...
> Le 1 oct. 2020 à 01:06, Heitai <heitai%minix-c11.org@localhost> a écrit :
> Hi james,
> you try to update gribouille ans boot netbsd in to grue ?
Grub == grue == gribouille
> How tou boot on micro$oft ?
> How tou boot on Windows an Linux for switch between ?
> I suggest édit grue for boot for all tour système...
Grue == grub tour ==your
> UEFI havé juste 100Mo for big Kernel is small, may be nerf to upper it... i imagine netbsd is the kernel to enough.
Nerf == need
> Best regard & tale café.
Very sorry for bad words, I configure my phone to us English dictionary.
For one time I try to help.
>> Le 30 sept. 2020 à 23:48, James Browning <jamesbrowning137%gmail.com@localhost> a écrit :
>> Hi all,
>> I am attempting to install NetBSD 9.0 on my UEFI enabled laptop's GPT disk. This disk also contains
>> windows and linux paritions, so I do not want to clear the partition table. I attempted installation
>> using a usb drive with the install image 'NetBSD-9.0-amd64-uefi-install.img'. The laptop model is
>> Acer Aspire E15 E5-575G-57D4.
>> I have attempted many methods to correctly format the partition, but nothing seems to be working,
>> and I am not sure if this is the result of bugs or user ignorance. From my perspective the problem
>> appears to be Sysinst not cooperating with my GPT.
>> My steps to attempt this installation are:
>> 1. In linux, use gparted to create a new partiton which will contain NetBSD, I figured the file system
>> type I select is arbitrary because Sysinst will format the partition to FFS
>> 2. The resulting partition table looks like :
>> Disk /dev/sda: 238.49 GiB, 256060514304 bytes, 500118192 sectors
>> Disk model: Micron_1100_MTFD
>> Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
>> Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
>> I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
>> Disklabel type: gpt
>> Disk identifier: C3E0E834-7CB3-463F-B8B2-3075FC41D216
>> Device Start End Sectors Size Type
>> /dev/sda1 2048 206847 204800 100M EFI System
>> /dev/sda2 206848 239615 32768 16M Microsoft reserved
>> /dev/sda3 239616 289686755 289447140 138G Microsoft basic data
>> /dev/sda4 498020352 500117503 2097152 1G Windows recovery environment
>> /dev/sda5 330246144 498020351 167774208 80G Linux filesystem
>> /dev/sda6 289687552 330246143 40558592 19.3G Linux filesystem
>> Partition table entries are not in disk order.
>> The 19.3G /dev/sda6 partition is the target partion for NetBSD
>> 3. I then shutdown and boot into Sysinst and take the following steps:
>> Select "a: Install NetBSD on hard disk"
>> Select "b: yes"
>> I then select the partition I reserved for NetBSD
>> Sysinst asks if I wish to continue, I select "b: yes"
>> Systisnt asks "The selected partition does not seem to have a valid file system. Do you want to newfs it?"
>> I select "b: yes"
>> I then get the following error: "Status: Command Failed, Command: /sbin/newfs -V2 -O2 /dev//rdk5/,
>> newfs: /dev//rdk5/ partition type is not '4.2BSD'"
>> Followed by the error: "Status: Command Failed, Command: /sbin/mount -o async /dev/dk5 /targetroot/
>> mount_ext2fs: /dev/dk5 on /targetroot: Read-only file system"
>> Sysinst then returns the main menu
>> 4. After that I tried to use to the utility menu to format the partition like so:
>> I select "e: utility menu" -> "d: partiton a disk"
>> I select the target partition which at this point is still listed as Ext2 file system
>> I select "a: edit" then I change type to "FFSv2" and I change mount, install, and newfs all to "yes"
>> I change the label to "4.2BSD"
>> When I select "Save Changes" the following error occurs:
>> "Status: Command failed
>> Command: gpt label -b 289687552 -T 49f48d5a-b10e-11dc-b99b-0019d1879648 wd0"
>> 5. After that I repeat the steps I listed in section 3, but instead of producing any error, I simply
>> get kicked back to the main menu with no messages, but NetBSD is not installed in the partition.
>> However when I return to linux the parition fs type has been changed to ufs.
>> Any ideas on what is going on here? I really have no idea if it is me or Sysinst that is in the wrong here.
>> I have also tried manually formatting the partition using the Sysinst shell and trying out the gpt and disklabel
>> commands, but they always return errors such as "device busy" or "ioctl misuse" (this is a paraphrase, I can't
>> recall the exact error). I am certain I'm using the commands on the correct device as I always ensure it matches
>> the device listed in the partition utility.
>> Thank you for taking the time to read this and potentially help me,
>> James Browning
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