[PC-BSD Testing] 9.1-BETA1 - PC-BSD Installer fails for FreeBSD Server w/ZFS

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jul 25 09:00:13 PDT 2012

On 07/25/2012 11:38, Dewey Hylton wrote:
> Desktop Selection: FreeBSD Server
> FileSystem       : ZFS (default configuration)
> installation fails at "Extracting system image..." with the following at the tail end of the log:
>     pc-sysinstall: Starting Extraction
>     EXITERROR: ERROR: Failed extracting the tar image
>  * confirmed in esxi virtual machine and physical hardware. 
>  * both PCBSD9.1-BETA1-x64-DVD.iso and PCBSD9.1-BETA1-x64-USBFULL.img are affected. 
>  * the TrueOS/ZFS selection is NOT AFFECTED.
>  * UFS installation is NOT AFFECTED.
> also in the pc-sysinstall.log: 
>     Component src doesn't seem to exist
>     Component ports doesn't seem to exist
> so of course /usr/src and /usr/ports are both empty, despite my having checked both boxes during installation ... should i submit this in a separate report?
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I've just found / fixed the src/ports bug. I'm looking into the ZFS
issue now. My guess would be that a particular ZFS mount-point is
causing the extract to fail. We had that happen earlier, a dataset was
mounted where tar wanted to extract a sym-link.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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