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

claive alvin Acedilla cabpacedilla at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 20:32:23 PDT 2012


Even just by unplugging the usb while the usblite installer is booting, on
the next boot of the usblite installer, the installer will reach a prompt
saying"Enter full pathname of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh".

On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 9:46 PM, N V <vans9 at yandex.ru> wrote:

> On 25 июля 2012 19:40:55 Dewey Hylton wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >
> > > From: "Kris Moore" <kris at pcbsd.org>
> > > To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> > > Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 11:30:23 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Installation from usb corrupted by
> > > force shutdown
> > >
> > > 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
> > > iXsystems
> >
> > I have run into the same thing multiple times (during the FreeBSD
> > Server/ZFS issue i'm working on). fsck_ufs does fix the problem, but I
> was
> > surprised to see it, as i thought the usb media should have been mounted
> > read-only as well.
>
> I confirm this. fsck_ufs fixes the issue.
>
> Regards,
> Vans.
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