Subject: Re: sysinst
To: None <port-pmax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 01/09/1998 09:25:58
Hi, Emanuel.

> I have problems upgrading my 1.2alpha to 1.3beta. i got sysinst with a date
> of 23.dec 1997.
> my helper is a 1.2alpha on disk rz1. 
> trying to upgrade the system on my rz2 disk, the sysinst checks the
> /dev/rrz2a partition then 
> the /dev/rrz1d partition !!!, coming to the result, that this partition is
> busy, and abort the installation.
> My problem, or a sysinst problem ?

It might be your kernel problem.  I recommend you first boot off
1.3_BETA kernel with netboot or other way before running sysinst.
NetBSD/pmax SCSI had been suffered by disklabel related gotchas for
long time.  It was fixed improved late 1.2G. 

Tohru Nishimura
Nara Institute of Science and Technology