[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 8.0-RC2-x86 - crashed upgrade

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Fri Feb 19 06:23:51 PST 2010

On 02/18/2010 18:46, Ian Robinson wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 6:16 PM, Ian Robinson<fitchkendall at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I was upgrading to -RC2 over top of -BETA on yet another machine.  The
>> installer crashed, although it started the process normally.
>> After "cleaning up old file system" the install began to fail.  The install
>> log shows a long list of errors right after these commands:
>> "cleaning old file system"
>> chflags -R noschg /mnt
>> chflags: /mnt/usr/ports/<port_dir>/<port_file_name>: Input/output error
>> The last error repeats hundreds of times where<port_dir>  is the name of a
>> port (like /usr/ports/www/firefox and where<port_file_name>  is the name of
>> the specific file within the port (like "makefile" or "dist-files").
>> After the list runs its course, the next command is:
>> umount: /mnt/usr:  not a file system root directory.
>> Evidently the upgrade script did not mount something.
>> I rebooted and found the original slice and its files unaltered.  I started
>> the upgrade install again and it appears to be running fine the second time
>> around.
>> Ian Robinson
>> Salem, Ohio
> I spoke too soon.  Try #2 crashed with the same error.  Perhaps there is an
> issue with the upgrade script.
> Just in case anyone wants to know, the md5 checksum for this iso was valid,
> the disk passed the integrity check, and it was previously used to make a
> successful fresh install on another computer.
> I will bypass the upgrade and go to a fresh install.

Can you give me the file-system layout you we're originally using? How 
about the actual failure message from the GUI as well. If you click on 
"more details" and scroll to the bottom, take a look through the logs, 
do you see an Error: message?


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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