[PC-BSD Testing] bug#17 - still cannot untar with /usr partition

Ahmad Arafat Abdullah trunasuci at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 05:59:53 PST 2007


Hi all, Kris and Jeff...

Why Kris reply, and Jeff question seems appear double or twice?



On Nov 7, 2007 3:07 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:

>
> Jeff,
>
> I just did a test install here with the Nov 4 snapshot. Here's the
> layout I used:
>
> / 1 GB
> /SWAP 3GB
> /var 1GB
> /var/tmp 3GB
> /usr 20GB
>
> The install worked just fine, so I'm not sure it's an issue with the
> partitioning. Are you sure we aren't seeing some read / write errors
> from the CD to HD?
>
> Try this, do the install, and right-click on the background to open up a
> "xterm" session. Next do a "# tail /var/log/messages" are there any
> errors recorded in there?
>
> --
>
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
> http://www.pcbsd.com
>
>
> Jeff Colter wrote:
> > I was using "tar' cavalierly I guess.
> >
> > The error was "image extraction failure" or something like that.
> >
> > I'll try it again in about 10 hours with the partitions you suggested
> and
> > record the exact error message.
> >
> > But it seems as if no matter what I use for partition sizes it just
> doesn't
> > like /usr on a separate partition at all.
> >
> > ....Jeff
> >
> >
> > On 11/6/07, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Thanks for trying this out. Is it failing with a "tar extraction" error
> >> at the end of the process? I'm going to roll a new ISO in the next day
> >> or so for testing to see if we can track this down. Right now the code
> >> doesn't check for Tar errors, only lzma extract issues.
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> Kris Moore
> >> PC-BSD Software
> >> http://www.pcbsd.com
> >>
> >>
> >> Jeff Colter wrote:
> >>> Hi Kris,
> >>>
> >>> I can try that later today, but in the meantime I tried this on 1.4RC:
> >>>
> >>> / 10000MB /SWAP 6000MB /var 50000MB /var/tmp 3000MB /usr 160000
> >>>
> >>> unused: 9394
> >>>
> >>> That failed also.
> >>>
> >>> ....Jeff
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 11/6/07, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:
> >>>> Jeff,
> >>>>
> >>>> I did implement this fix into SVN, but I'm wondering if you are
> running
> >>>> into something different. This doesn't look like an extract error,
> >>>> rather it appears that the partitions you created didn't get created
> >>>> that way. Can you try this?
> >>>>
> >>>> / 1GB
> >>>> /swap 6GB
> >>>> /var 50GB
> >>>> /usr remainder of disk; ~180GB
> >>>>
> >>>> Does this setup work?
> >>>>
> >>>> Also, just a tip, you don't really need to use a 6GB swap, even if
> you
> >>>> only use 512MB, PC-BSD will add more on the fly as necessary.
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>>
> >>>> Kris Moore
> >>>> PC-BSD Software
> >>>> http://www.pcbsd.com
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Jeff Colter wrote:
> >>>>> Well, I noticed that bug 17 was fixed and closed so I downloaded the
> >>>> latest
> >>>>> Nov4 ISO and tried it assuming that this fix was implemented in this
> >>>>> version, but the problem remains - CD extraction error after
> install.
> >>>>> ARGGHHH!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> And I had just recently spent an entire week manually installing
> >> pretty
> >>>> much
> >>>>> everything PCBSD offers, under the impression that this bug wouldn't
> >> get
> >>>>> fixed until 1.5.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I selected the whole disk and setup the partitions this way:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> / 128MB
> >>>>> /swap 6GB
> >>>>> /var 50GB
> >>>>> /var/tmp 3GB
> >>>>> /usr remainder of disk; ~180GB
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Was this bug fix actually implemented in this latest ISO?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Or is there something else going wrong?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I ended up with this partition that worked:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> / 179394MB
> >>>>> /SWAP 6000MB
> >>>>> /var 50000MB
> >>>>> /var/tmp 3000MB
> >>>>>
> >>>>> If this is fixed in a later release will I be able to add the /usr
> >>>> partition
> >>>>> then or will I have to reinstall?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Tnx, JeffWell, I noticed that bug 17 was fixed and closed so I
> >>>> downloaded
> >>>>> the latest Nov4 ISO and tried it assuming that this fix was
> >> implemented
> >>>> in
> >>>>> this version, but the problem remains - CD extraction error after
> >>>> install.
> >>>>> ARGGHHH!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> And I had just recently spent an entire week manually installing
> >> pretty
> >>>> much
> >>>>> everything PCBSD offers, under the impression that this bug wouldn't
> >> get
> >>>>> fixed until 1.5.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I selected the whole disk and setup the partitions this way:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> / 128MB
> >>>>> /swap 6GB
> >>>>> /var 50GB
> >>>>> /var/tmp 3GB
> >>>>> /usr remainder of disk; ~180GB
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Was this bug fix actually implemented in this latest ISO?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Or is there something else going wrong?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I ended up with this partition that worked:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> / 179394MB
> >>>>> /SWAP 6000MB
> >>>>> /var 50000MB
> >>>>> /var/tmp 3000MB
> >>>>>
> >>>>> If this is fixed in a later release will I be able to add the /usr
> >>>> partition
> >>>>> then or will I have to reinstall?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Tnx, Jeff
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>
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