[PC-BSD Testing] Installation from usb corrupted by force shutdown

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jul 25 08:30:23 PDT 2012

On 07/21/2012 04:22, claive alvin Acedilla wrote:
> I tried to do force shutdown during my installation from USB because
> PCBSD is not displaying the GUI maybe it is not handling the intel
> video card.
> But when I tried to boot again the usb installer, the installer
> stopped and prompted "Enter full pathname of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh".
> I press enter prompt returned # prompt.
> Tried to do reboot with reboot command, installer goes back to /bin/sh
> message.
> I tried safe mode, still same problem.
> There was a message on the verbose screen that "/ was not clean
> properly" and installer cannot continue.
> Does the installer cache/writing on the USB stick which mangle the
> installer or to RAM?
> If you cannot reproduce try doing a force shutdown again on the power
> button until you reproduce the problem.
> Im using the PCBSD USBLite 9.1 Beta1  LXDE ZFS
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It shouldn't be writing anything to the USB media, its all mounted
read-only and then using memfs. I'll test it here, but it may have been
a fluke of something getting corrupted on the media.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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