Subject: Re: Odd install issues with 1.5.2 on a PB165
To: Jon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 11/15/2002 10:09:07
> 1. If is used sysinst only to install, it could format the BSD
> partiton, mount the CD, and install. When I went to boot with Booter
> 1.11.4a3 I always got one two specific problems. Either it "failed to
> set kernel symbol _boothowto" or it owuld think the kernel would be
> extraordinarily large (50+ megs) and the boot would hang or fail.
Interesting. That is usually a sign of a corrupted kernel.
(or a badly built custom kernel :-)
> I finally figured out through much trial and error that
> the new inode style that sysinst made was not working correctly with
> the booter.
Also interesting. Can you remember (or did you keep)
the debug output from the Booter?
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