Subject: Re: install/28675: installation doesn't notice read errors
To: None <>
From: Hauke Fath <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/16/2004 12:54:16
Am 16.12.2004 um 4:42 Uhr +0000 schrieb
>	During the installation, while the xserver set was being
>unpacked, the kernel complained (3 times?) about a "non-media hardware
>failure" on cd0.  The installation code displayed an error from gzip,
>then happily cleared the screen and told me all sets were installed
>correctly.  Re-trying the read from the CD wouldn't surprise me, but
>once gzip got an error, I assume the input data stream was toast...

I can confirm that. Flaky Toshiba XM-6202B IDE CDROM drive, several 
read errors zipping by on the screen, still sysinst reported a 
successful installation.

With a new CDROM drive, I could install without errors.


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