[Trac-bugs] [PC-BSD Trac] #291: No /boot/loader error

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Fri May 28 03:25:46 PDT 2010

#291: No /boot/loader error
  Reporter:  mjanosi        |       Owner:  kris    
      Type:  System Defect  |      Status:  reopened
  Priority:  major          |   Milestone:          
 Component:  Installer      |     Version:  8.0     
Resolution:                 |    Keywords:          

Comment(by mjanosi):

 Replying to [comment:9 kris]:
 > Thanks for the bug report, that was my bad,
 No problem.

 > Also, when you are doing an amd64 install, is the installation actually
 fully finishing?
 Yes, it's fully finishing.

 > I.E. do you get to the GUI screen where you have to click "finish" and
 then it reboots?

 > Or are you just coming back later and finding that the system has
 automatically rebooted to
 > the DVD again?
 No automatic reboots on this box, although it does automatically reboot on
 my macbook, but
 it's a different issue, since it reboots before ever getting to the

 > I'm asking because I'm seeing an issue here on amd64 on certain
 chipsets, where the kernel panics during the install because of DMA write
 errors, but on the same system i386 works like a champ. The install will
 get to about 98%, then kernel panic and reboot without finishing, and thus
 no boot files, which are at the very end of the install archive.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.pcbsd.org/ticket/291#comment:10>
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