Subject: memtestplus errors (was: LFS and big files)
To: None <,>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/06/2007 16:36:40
[note the reply-to]

On Fri, Jan 05, 2007 at 11:58:30PM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

> First, note that there is a difference between memtest86 and
> memtestplus.  I recommend the latter (and am listed as the maintainer
> of it).  Second, I do not have any 64-bit machines to test on.  Given
> that it's chipset-dependent, I'm quite loathe to assume anything about
> its behavior.  It's easy enough to test, though -- just change the
> ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM line in the Makefile, and let me know what happens.

If it would only install and uss the correct packages.

Setting PKG_OPTIONS.memtestplus = memtesplus-iso caused it to install
cdrtools, despite I had cdrtools-ossdvd- installed.

Ok, that was the easier part to fix by patching

BUILD_DEPENDS+=         {cdrtools,cdrtools-ossdvd}>=2.01:../../sysutils/cdrtools

Now the install failed:

=> Generating pre-install file lists
/usr/bin/install -d -o root -g wheel -m 755 /usr/pkg/mdec 
/usr/bin/install -c -o root -g wheel -m 444 /pkgsrc/sysutils/memtestplus/work.i386/memtest86+-1.65/memtest.bin /usr/pkg/mdec/memtestplus.bin
/usr/bin/install -c -o root -g wheel -m 444 /pkgsrc/sysutils/memtestplus/work.i386/memtest86+-1.65/memtest /usr/pkg/mdec/memtestplus
install: /pkgsrc/sysutils/memtestplus/work.i386/memtest86+-1.65/memtest: stat: No such file or directory
*** Error code 1

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