[PC-BSD Testing] Error booting PCBSD flash drive

Mike Barnard mike.barnardq at gmail.com
Wed Nov 20 01:07:03 PST 2013


No joy... I guess I'll be downloading this image again.


On 20 November 2013 09:35, Mike Barnard <mike.barnardq at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Kris,
>
> Changed the media twice thinking it was the usb stick that had a problem.
> I am redoing the usb stick with bs=1m. I'll let you know how that goes
>
>
> On 19 November 2013 21:26, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>
>> On 11/19/2013 12:46, Mike Barnard wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I have successfully made a usb flash drive of PCBSD 10, from 12
>> > November 2013. It took forever to download, about three days (bad link).
>> >
>> > I wrote it to USB as follows:
>> >
>> > dd if=PCBSD10-STABLE-x64-DVD-USB-latest.img of=/dev/da0 bs=4
>> >
>> > when I boot, I die off with
>> >
>> > init: can't exec /bin/sh for /etc/rc: Exec format error
>> > init: can't exec /bin/sh for /etc/nsswitch.conf line 2: syntax error
>> > at ' '
>> >
>> > init: login_getclass: unknown class 'daemon'
>> > init: login_getclass:no default/fallback class 'default'
>> >
>> > Enter full pathname of shell or return for /bin/sh: /bin/sh
>> >
>> > Obviously I cannot proceed from here. Does this image work well for
>> > others? I can decompress this and make corrections where necessary...
>> > question is, where?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Mike
>> >
>> > Of course, you might discount this possibility, but remember that one
>> > in a million chances happen 99% of the time.
>> > ------------------------------------------------------------
>> >
>> Mike, that's an odd error to run into. You sure the USB media isn't
>> faulty? Also try the DD with a "bs=1m", I use that here and it seems to
>> all be fine with it.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD Software
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>>
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>
>
>
> --
> Mike
>
> Of course, you might discount this possibility, but remember that one in a
> million chances happen 99% of the time.
> ------------------------------------------------------------
>



-- 
Mike

Of course, you might discount this possibility, but remember that one in a
million chances happen 99% of the time.
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