Subject: install/7813: sysinst (sparc) installs strangely-named kernels
To: None <>
From: None <deberg@MIT.EDU>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/19/1999 05:50:49
>Number:         7813
>Category:       install
>Synopsis:       sysinst (sparc) installs netbsd.GENERIC{,_SCSI3}, not netbsd
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    install-manager (NetBSD system installation bug manager)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Jun 19 05:50:01 1999
>Originator:     matt debergalis
matt debergalis <> KB1CTH
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>Release:        1.4
System: NetBSD 1.4C NetBSD 1.4C (STORROW) #1: Mon Jun 7 16:49:15 EDT 1999 i386

	sysinst, off the NetBSD 1.4 sparc install floppy, installed
	/netbsd.GENERIC and /netbsd.GENERIC_SCSI3.  at the end of the
	install it printed out the cryptic "the completed root
	filesystem failed a basic sanity check." error message, with no
	further explanation.  turns out the problem was that neither of
	those kernels is installed as /netbsd.
	dunno if it's appropriate to make netbsd.GENERIC the default,
	either one should install as /netbsd or sysinst should ask the