Opened 6 months ago

Closed 4 months ago

#1207 closed System Defect (deferred)

disk_ident breaks "Advanced" installation to second disk slice

Reported by: baitisj Owned by: kris
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: Installer Version: 10.0-RELEASE
Keywords: disk_ident slice advanced Cc: trac-bugs@…

Description

Using PCBSD10.0.2-RELEASE-06-20-2014-x64-DVD-USB.iso
Steps to reproduce:

  • Create two disk slices on disk
  • Use the Advanced desktop installation method to install PC-BSD into the second slice

Result: (from installation log)

bootcode written to ada0s2
NEWFS: /dev/ada0s2a - ZFS
Running: gnop create -S 4096 /dev/ada0s2a
Creating zpool tank on /dev/ada0s2a
Running: zpool create -m none -f tank /dev/ada0s2a.nop
Running: zpool export tank
Running: gnop destroy /dev/ada0s2a.nop
Running: zpool import tank
EXITERROR: ERROR: The partition /dev/ada0s2b does not exist. Failure in bsdlabel?
Running: swapoff /dev/ada0s2b.eli
swapoff: /dev/ada0s2b.eli: No such file or directory

WORKAROUND:
Launch xterm and issue the command, prior to beginning installation:

pcbsd# sysctl kern.geom.label.disk_ident.enable=0

Additional context:
See http://baitisj.blogspot.com/2014/07/semi-automatic-installation-of-pc-bsd.html

Attachments (1)

pc-sysinstall.log (7.1 KB) - added by baitisj 6 months ago.
Log file corresponding to installation failure

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Change History (2)

Changed 6 months ago by baitisj

Log file corresponding to installation failure

comment:1 Changed 4 months ago by joshms

  • Resolution set to deferred
  • Status changed from new to closed

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