Summary of Problem Reports for Category "install"

Automatically generated on 23 Oct 2020 09:00:00 GMT

Severity
Prioritycriticalseriousnon-critical
high12185
medium106140
low4844

Installation bugs sorted by Priority, and Severity.


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Priority: high

Severity: critical

install/32406
[open sw-bug] installing netbsd on laptop with auixp driver read_codec time out
install/38752
[dead sw-bug] 4.99.63 corrupts superblock
install/39374
[open sw-bug] The postdrop process sometimes stops the boot process, preventing local and remote logins
install/41570
[open support] HP Pavilion a430n hangs at "ubub2 at usb2: vendor 0x10de EHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 2.00/1.00 addr 1" using NetBSD 5.0 CD
install/47592
[open support] installation failure - partial boot - piixide0: 0: 0; lost interrupt
install/47719
[open change-request] NetBSD install image: post-install: cannot reboot into existing GRUB / missing PPPoE
install/47842
[open sw-bug] NetBSD will not install on 'whole disk' if there is something in the MBR it doesn't like
install/48557
[open sw-bug] 6.1.3 installed just perfect. When I rebooted, the kbd didn't work, could not log in.
install/48860
[open sw-bug] Installation i386 on Sony VGN-P11Z: no root device / boot device: unknown
install/50463
[open support] Sysinst problem
install/53291
[open sw-bug] GPT prevents installation
install/55498
[open sw-bug] HP Compaq NC6120 hard reset shortly after mountroot, even in single user mode in NetBSD 9.0 or above

Severity: serious

install/18366
[open sw-bug] Installing 1.6 messes with things in /var
install/28675
[open sw-bug] installation doesn't notice read errors
install/34626
[open sw-bug] Cannot set Belgian keymap
install/36559
[open sw-bug] sysinst does not allow selection of SCSI disk to upgrade if IDE disk is available
install/38294
[open change-request] sysinst upgrade installation may be improved
install/38571
[open sw-bug] sysinst runs "postinstall fix"
install/46257
[open sw-bug] sysinst complains about missing libkrb5 when setting password
install/46258
[open sw-bug] sysinst doesn't work with wedges/gpt
install/46287
[open support] Sysinst halts at root: when booting ISO from PATA DVD drive
install/47962
[open sw-bug] NetBSD VAX 6.1 does not set up the RA* disks for install
install/48326
[open sw-bug] NetBSD install process is confusing for a new user.
install/49239
[open sw-bug] pchb probe crashes installer on Dell FX160 (Atom/SiS)
install/50211
[open sw-bug] bootblocks to large
install/51488
[open sw-bug] Unable to install netbsd 7.1 on lenovo g51 with amd A8 APU
install/53472
[open sw-bug] netbsd-INSTALL.gz does not appear to contain newfs_msdos
install/53510
[open support] Can't install ISO on USB nor on DVD
install/55381
[open sw-bug] sysinst wrong size check on moving partitions forward
install/55440
[open change-request] sysinst(8) does not support invoking wpa_supplicant(8) when configuring network on a wireless interface

Severity: non-critical

install/25238
[open sw-bug] 2.0_BETA sysinst does not show any timezones in utility menu
install/40463
[open sw-bug] sysinst doesn't persist boot flags to /boot.cfg
install/45972
[open sw-bug] sysinst source sets menu seems confusing
install/47774
[open sw-bug] sysinst(8) should handle ptyfs itself
install/47966
[feedback change-request] sysinst should be able to install debug set if it exists

Priority: medium

Severity: critical

install/34794
[open sw-bug] Postinstall wrongly flags several libraries as obsolete
install/37041
[open support] NetBSD LiveCD fully works but Installer CD fails to boot on Compaq V3240AU
install/41122
[open sw-bug] Cannot install netbsd form the sgimips iso-image
install/43065
[open sw-bug] 5.0.2 Installation CD doesn't work on IBM380XD - exec /sbin/init: error 2
install/50832
[open sw-bug] NetBSD-7.0 iso won't acquire DHCPv4 lease in SmartOS' KVM (and more)
install/51517
[open sw-bug] Automated installer requires root, which I don't know. Seems to debug in assembly.
install/51716
[open sw-bug] Can't install NetBSD 7.0 from USB stick on recent Apple machines
install/51948
[open sw-bug] Troubles with 7.1 RC1 on Sun Blade 2500
install/55384
[feedback sw-bug] sysinst doesn't handle MD pm->ptstart value to reserve sectors
install/55662
[open sw-bug] sysinst core dump when installing on Dell R610

Severity: serious

install/12769
[open doc-bug] clarify the upgrade notes for when the sets are on /usr
install/16093
[open sw-bug] If installing from the wi0 device the installer does not offer way to set the encryption (nwkey)
install/16131
[open doc-bug] INSTALL.html doesn't give a path name for one-fs local install
install/18633
[open sw-bug] sysinst corner case builds bad system
install/26078
[open sw-bug] upgrade on RAID still isn't correct in certain typical cases
install/26202
[open sw-bug] miniroot installer can't partition or newfs a drive
install/26203
[open sw-bug] sysint doesn't check to see if thier is enough free space
install/28841
[open sw-bug] sysinst code dumps on invalid extended partition (mbr)
install/30896
[open sw-bug] Incorrect serial configuration after installation
install/33683
[open sw-bug] upgrade does not create proper dynamic library symlinks.
install/34163
[open sw-bug] installboot uses ffs_findstage2 for all FS types on RAID.
install/35202
[open sw-bug] partition menu breaks
install/36552
[open sw-bug] sysinst attempts to create a partition which ends beyond the end of disk
install/37416
[open sw-bug] sysinst continuously beeps if I press ESC
install/37940
[suspended sw-bug] build targe iso-image broken
install/39329
[open sw-bug] Intel S3000AH server motherboard with on-board LSI controller not supported by mfi
install/41548
[open sw-bug] It does not use selected keyboard layout after install.
install/42046
[dead support] SATA - ATA problem
install/43696
[open sw-bug] 5.1_RC3 Install on large disks fails
install/44569
[open sw-bug] sysinst doesn't understand dkwedges
install/44616
[open sw-bug] Signed int overflow in the installer when 2TB drive is being partitioned (can be worse soon)
install/44774
[open sw-bug] Install CD not working properly on system with raid as /
install/44982
[open sw-bug] gpt partition on raid on gpt not bootable
install/45335
[open sw-bug] postinstall: obsolete libs: use distribution sets
install/45488
[open sw-bug] install of 5.1.0_PATCH fails
install/46482
[open sw-bug] wrong directory to pkgsrc tarball in sysinst
install/46483
[open sw-bug] need targetroot/etc/resolv.conf for pkgin install
install/47671
[open doc-bug] How do I manually add an extra MBR style disk?
install/49651
[open sw-bug] sysinst keyboard mapping not for usb kbd
install/49975
[open sw-bug] sysinst fails to copy /etc/resolv.conf
install/50328
[open support] Can't build userland under 7.0
install/50554
[open sw-bug] panic on install with qemu 2.4.0 (amd64 install)
install/50770
[open sw-bug] sysinst fails to add additional sets
install/51197
[open sw-bug] Keyboard issues within Hyper-V
install/52379
[open sw-bug] Norwegian keyboard is missing a character.
install/52399
[open support] NetBSD install USB does not boot
install/52782
[open sw-bug] Install failed on Threadripper 1950x on x399 taichi 2x16GB DDR4 2133
install/53453
[open sw-bug] testing NetBSD 8.0_RC2 (installed on VirtualBox) by running the the atf-run test suite
install/53475
[open sw-bug] Installing from NetBSD-8.0-amd64-install.img fails, system hangs at login prompt
install/54044
[open change-request] Notify the user where the generated cgd.conf has been stored
install/54423
[feedback sw-bug] installer for NetBSD 9.0_BETA/amd64 problems
install/54491
[open sw-bug] sysinst is not LLVM ASan clean
install/54521
[open sw-bug] sysinst segfaults on subsequent attempt to install
install/54747
[open sw-bug] sysinst's use of disklabel having problems with space at end of disk name; fails install.
install/54787
[feedback sw-bug] "install" flag does not set
install/54788
[open sw-bug] Installation of system breaks on bootcode setting
install/54863
[open sw-bug] Editing disklabel partitions in utility menu of sysinst goes to panic
install/54865
[open sw-bug] Editor NetBSD partitions in utility menu of sysinst ignores size of swap partition
install/54870
[open sw-bug] Incorrect size of USB stick calculated by sysinst
install/54871
[open sw-bug] No oportunity to edit MBR partitions table for USB stick on system installation
install/54929
[open sw-bug] NetBSD 9.0-RC2 fails to install with GPT partition on ASUS X202E laptop
install/54937
[open sw-bug] "install" flag does not set in sysinst
install/54972
[open sw-bug] No Tmp Partition Created after Changing Size from Percentage to MB Input in 9.0 Installer
install/54996
[open sw-bug] sysinst on arm messes up partitioning install disk (NetBSD 9 and later)
install/55105
[open support] Apple iMac 2009 installation hangs
install/55187
[open sw-bug] sysinst partition editor fails on x68k/9.0
install/55375
[open sw-bug] sysinst sets swap partition size 0 bytes on <800MB disk
install/55376
[open sw-bug] sysinst doesn't show 0 byte swap partition on partition editor
install/55380
[open change-request] sysinst/Makefile.inc has confusing MBR and GPT defaults
install/55390
[open sw-bug] Can't install NetBSD 9 (or 8) as virtual machine under KVM using Q35 Hardware Profile
install/55572
[needs-pullups sw-bug] sysinst installer gets segfault when mount point is empty as input

Severity: non-critical

install/9900
[open change-request] sysinst only uses 1 drive
install/9904
[open change-request] sysinst sometimes doesn't store network config
install/13532
[open sw-bug] the HTML generated for INSTALL.html is atrocious
install/13533
[open change-request] there should be a PDF version of the INSTALL notes
install/17801
[open sw-bug] sysinst doesn't correctly handle changing mount points or conflicting mount points
install/20261
[open change-request] sysinst assumes only a single installation per drive
install/23728
[open change-request] sysinst text vague on disklabel interaction
install/24004
[open sw-bug] epsv4 default option prevents ftp from downloading files during the installation
install/34676
[open change-request] sysinst can't step back
install/36890
[open sw-bug] Bootselector default specified in sysinst doesn't work
install/37012
[open doc-bug] The online instructions for setting up RAIDframe aren't as clear as would be good
install/39697
[open change-request] no raidframe support in sysinst
install/39736
[open change-request] installboot sometimes ignores stage2 file
install/44264
[open sw-bug] sysinstall creates a NetBSD slice that extends past NetBSD partition
install/44744
[open sw-bug] QEMU network and install
install/45804
[open sw-bug] Not install mans with MKMANZ=yes & MLINKS
install/46222
[open sw-bug] NetBSD 6.0 Beta Installer - errors and request for improvements
install/46628
[open sw-bug] Source sets missing on CD lead to install error
install/46741
[open sw-bug] Network Configuration for default gateway cannot be changed
install/46905
[open sw-bug] Download path for 6.0 RC1 likely to confuse
install/47583
[open sw-bug] NetBSD sparc64 sysinstall partition "none" translation german
install/47599
[open sw-bug] Cannot boot NetBSD after reinstall
install/47812
[open change-request] sysinst source sets fetch should be moved to post-inst config menu
install/48097
[open sw-bug] etcupdate and postinstall handling of /etc/motd produces errors
install/48365
[open sw-bug] sysinst installs /usr/pkgsrc with invalid ownership and group
install/48818
[open change-request] put vi on install CDs
install/49579
[open sw-bug] postinstall doesn't detect/fix ksyms major device number change
install/50846
[open sw-bug] etcupdate -a doesn't handle destdir properly
install/51374
[open sw-bug] sysinstall leaves serial console in non-scrolling state
install/52394
[open sw-bug] eval: cannot open /usr/src/etc/motd: no such file
install/53300
[open sw-bug] Laptop with external monitor attach, external monitor screen resolution used on laptop screen for fb bootup console output
install/53992
[open change-request] too few wedge devices on install media
install/54010
[open support] NetBSD didn't boot after installation
install/54844
[open sw-bug] ``build.sh install-image'' fails with -V USE_PIGZGZIP=yes
install/54867
[open change-request] Change description of partition in sysinst
install/54931
[open sw-bug] Green messages in sysinst on computer with Windows 10 NTFS partitons
install/54932
[open sw-bug] A green message overwrite part of screen in sysinst on laptop
install/54936
[open sw-bug] + does not extend swap partition in sysinst
install/55413
[open doc-bug] Typos etc. in (amd64) INSTALL files for NetBSD 9.0
install/55740
[open sw-bug] 9.1 sysinst MBR code rejects offset=8

Priority: low

Severity: critical

install/47513
[open support] HP DC5850 can't install - can't write MBR
install/55058
[open sw-bug] 9.0 sysinst does not handle a boot partition for luna68k
install/55060
[open sw-bug] 9.0 sysinst does not set a default MBR partition for cobalt
install/55197
[open sw-bug] 9.0 sysinst does not prepare a boot partition for hp300

Severity: serious

install/13746
[open change-request] sysinst does not allow remote upgrades
install/38465
[open sw-bug] Manual hard drive geometry data entry difficulties
install/43298
[open sw-bug] [dM] 4.0.1 installer: partition overlap is a fatal error
install/43933
[open doc-bug] NetBSD-5.1_RC4 i386 isn't very helpful when it comes to pxe installs
install/52092
[open sw-bug] i386 image not recognised as bootable media by EFI environment on legacy Mac
install/52093
[feedback sw-bug] amd64 EFI loader unable to find kernel
install/52094
[feedback sw-bug] amd64 iso is only bootable in efi mode on legacy Mac
install/55201
[open sw-bug] 9.0 hp300 sysinst cannot find root partition on upgrade in some case

Severity: non-critical

install/14720
[open sw-bug] distrib/notes: two-column macros don't work
install/15461
[open change-request] /var/spool/lock has inconvenient permissions
install/17348
[open change-request] sysinst should set network defaults if netbooting
install/17593
[open change-request] suggestions to improve sysinst wrt disk handling
install/17792
[open change-request] Install process order - network verses disk
install/20041
[open sw-bug] sysinst->upgrade says it has done things that it hasn't (and shouldn't)
install/21257
[open change-request] Provide syssrc.tgz with the base distribution
install/22070
[open change-request] postinstall doesn't check for /etc/services
install/24675
[open sw-bug] Sysinstall: swap not configured when sets unpacked
install/28842
[open sw-bug] sysinst left hand doesn't know what its right hand is doing
install/30475
[open sw-bug] delete and backspace don't work in miniroot sysinst (sparc64)
install/31099
[open sw-bug] postinstall denies to remove obsolete directory
install/34649
[open change-request] Danish translation of msg.mbr.da and msg.mi.da for sysinst
install/37209
[open sw-bug] missed files in postinstal
install/37645
[open sw-bug] difficult to create extended partition correctly with sysinst
install/38943
[analyzed sw-bug] i386 floppy installation now prompts for each floppy twice
install/39352
[open change-request] sysinst enhancement suggestion: file browser
install/40464
[open change-request] right terminal not selected after install
install/43700
[open sw-bug] NetBSD-5.1_RC3 install, suggestion to mark a partition as active fails
install/44226
[open sw-bug] Vax bootloader doesn't support FFSv2
install/44925
[open change-request] base install doesn't come with a few things that'd be really really useful
install/45611
[open sw-bug] [dM] build.sh suggests nonworking postinstall usage
install/45976
[open doc-bug] incomplete sysinst msg translations
install/46082
[open change-request] Partition editor should be aware of firmware limits
install/46298
[open sw-bug] SWAP space pushing past disk geometry during system installation
install/46646
[open sw-bug] sysinst should configure fetch-pkg-vulnerabilities automatically if you choose to install pkgsrc
install/46753
[open doc-bug] INSTALL documents should mention how to use USB images
install/47755
[open sw-bug] Disklabel failing to create partition in sysinst at second try
install/47756
[open sw-bug] Not enough inodes to extract the pkgsrc tree with sysinst
install/48348
[open sw-bug] Post-install config menu item "Enable installation of binary packages" works incorrectly
install/50329
[open sw-bug] Wrong default server path in sysinst for FTP install
install/50838
[open sw-bug] etcupdate's NEED_xxx logic broken
install/51683
[open sw-bug] sysinst incorrectly puts the domain name on the hostname in /etc/rc.conf
install/52203
[open change-request] sgimips netbsd-INSTALL32-IP3x defaults to netbsd-GENERIC32_IP2x kernel
install/52349
[open sw-bug] postinstall missing a few files
install/53220
[open sw-bug] sysinst on Xen domU dumps core on a pre-partitioned gpt image.
install/53873
[open sw-bug] Incorrect translation of installation messages in the Polish version and no display of disk parameters
install/53874
[open sw-bug] Incorrect translation of installation messages in the Polish version
install/53876
[open sw-bug] Incorrect translation of installation messages in the Polish version
install/53877
[open sw-bug] Incorrect translation of installation messages in the Polish version
install/54990
[feedback sw-bug] After upgrade from 9.0-RC2 to 9.0, the release candidate is still present
install/55202
[needs-pullups sw-bug] sysinst doesn't release temporary swap in some error cases?
install/55357
[open change-request] Install medium should warn when installing on pendrive that NetBSD install img has booted from
install/55700
[open sw-bug] postinstall doesn't work correctly with BSD grep(1)

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