Subject: Re: VAXstationII back to life
To: Cthulhu <>
From: Greg Ingram <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/30/1999 08:19:00

On Tue, 29 Jun 1999, Cthulhu wrote:

> It loads right, then I select first menu, installation from scratch.
> It asks me about partitioning, and, after the last 'Are you really sure you
> want to write disklabel onto the disk?', it stops and goes back to main
> menu, no matter of what I say.
> Moreover, it sometime asks me about converting old filesystem type to a
> newest one. But this operation always fail ('fsck_ffs -f -c /dev/rra0a').

I had this same problem installing 1.4 on my VAXstation II.  I left
sysinst and ran disklabel by hand.  Then back to sysinst and, IIRC,
"install from scratch" still didn't work, but "upgrade installation" got
the job done.

Good luck,

- Greg