[PC-BSD Testing] 9.0 BETA installation: tunefs fails creating /mnt/data

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Sep 20 11:51:47 PDT 2011

On 09/20/11 14:42, Jeff Penn wrote:
> I normally set up a data partition on /mnt/data when I install systems.
> This fails on pcbsd, and I suspect it's because the installer attempts
> to label a partition 'mnt/data'. 
> The advise in the pcbsd manual is to mount partitions directly on /.
> Is this a known limitation of the installer? (I didn't try setting
> up a mount /mnt/data partition on BETA2). 

Can you send over the specific error from the installer? Or your config
file? Ideally it should let you create a partition like that.

> I also noticed that my system causes an interrupt storm on irq 17, but
> only when running the installer.  Messages reporting the error are
> output to the console constantly.  The issue does not show up running
> the installed system.  I have seen interrupt storms before on the same
> hardware on earlier versions of freebsd.  Is this of any interest to
> you?.
That probably needs to be reported upstream to the FreeBSD guys :)

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Kris Moore
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