[PC-BSD Testing] 7.1 Beta Disk Overflow unreported on install

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Fri Mar 20 07:04:59 PDT 2009

Ken Dickey wrote:
> Greetings,
> I recently installed 7.0.2 to try out FreeBSD and after checking it out 
> downloaded the 7.1 Beta DVD.
> After the upgrade, which included additional software, I rebooted to the point 
> of bringing up the X server.  At that point, the system looped flashing the 
> display and re-attempting to start the X server.
> Upon a fresh install of 7.1 Beta to another partition I discovered that "df -
> h" reported 102% used, -135MB free on my original (upgrade) partition.
> I noted no disk full indication during the install.
> Upon clearing the original partition and installing 7.1 Beta afresh, the 
> system came up fine.  [I have as yet not gotten anti-aliased text up yet, but 
> otherwise packages and fonts install OK].
> Thanks for all the good work, BTW!!
> Cheers,
> -KenD		Ken [dot] Dickey [at] whidbey [dot] com

Thanks for the heads up! I'll recheck to confirm that the size checks 
are working again, our switchover to a different localbase probably has 
it checking the wrong spot now :P


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