NetBSD Problem Report #26202

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Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2004 03:55:32 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: miniroot installer can't partition or newfs a drive
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>Number:         26202
>Category:       install
>Synopsis:       miniroot installer can't partition or newfs a drive
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    install-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Jul 08 11:01:00 +0000 2004
>Last-Modified:  Thu Jul 08 18:17:46 +0000 2004
>Release:        NetBSD 2.0_BETA


System: NetBSD 2.0_BETA NetBSD 2.0_BETA (GENERIC) #0: Thu Jun 17 06:22:47 UTC 2004 sparc
Architecture: sparc
Machine: sparc
the miniroot sysint is unable to partition, or newfs a clean drive.
the partitions sometimes aren't where you put them, and sysint can
never mount the the newfs'ed partitions.

use the miniroot installer on a clean drive

partition & newfs with a 1.6.2 installer, then continue with a 2.0_BETA


Subject: install/26202
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2004 04:24:07 -0700

 sorry wrong email addres, it should  be

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