Subject: install/6466: sysinst fails (/ full) when disk is selected
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/19/1998 22:28:58
>Number:         6466
>Category:       install
>Synopsis:       sysinst fails (ramdisk full) when disk is selected
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    gnats-admin (GNATS administrator)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Nov 19 20:35:00 1998
>Originator:     Tracy J. Di Marco White
Iowa State University
>Release:        1998-11-17 (snapshot)
HP Vectra VL series 7MT, NetBSD 1.3.2H, i386, sysinst booting from boot
floppy made from the boot.fs in snap-19981117.

Booting from install floppy, choose to install netbsd.
sysinst finds my single hard drive and assumes that's what I want to install
on.  I choose ok, hit return at which point it says:
uid 0 on /: file system full
sysinst segfaults.

It shouldn't try to mount the disk... It hasn't been disklabeled or newfs'd
yet.  removing /etc/{s,}pwd for additional space doesn't help.  I've done
this with up to 190K free when I start sysinst.

boot from install floppy.  choose 1) install netbsd.  agree you want
to install netbsd, agree with it that you want to use wd0.