[Trac-bugs] [PC-BSD Trac] #1207: disk_ident breaks "Advanced" installation to second disk slice

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Sun Jul 6 11:48:10 PDT 2014

#1207: disk_ident breaks "Advanced" installation to second disk slice
 Reporter:  baitisj                    |      Owner:  kris
     Type:  System Defect              |     Status:  new
 Priority:  major                      |  Milestone:
Component:  Installer                  |    Version:  10.0-RELEASE
 Keywords:  disk_ident slice advanced  |
 Using PCBSD10.0.2-RELEASE-06-20-2014-x64-DVD-USB.iso
 Steps to reproduce:
 * Create two disk slices on disk
 * Use the Advanced desktop installation method to install PC-BSD into the
 second slice

 Result: (from installation log)
 bootcode written to ada0s2
 NEWFS: /dev/ada0s2a - ZFS
 Running: gnop create -S 4096 /dev/ada0s2a
 Creating zpool tank on /dev/ada0s2a
 Running: zpool create -m none -f tank /dev/ada0s2a.nop
 Running: zpool export tank
 Running: gnop destroy /dev/ada0s2a.nop
 Running: zpool import tank
 EXITERROR: ERROR: The partition /dev/ada0s2b does not exist. Failure in
 Running: swapoff /dev/ada0s2b.eli
 swapoff: /dev/ada0s2b.eli: No such file or directory

 Launch xterm and issue the command, prior to beginning installation:
 pcbsd# sysctl kern.geom.label.disk_ident.enable=0

 Additional context:
 See http://baitisj.blogspot.com/2014/07/semi-automatic-installation-of-pc-

Ticket URL: <http://trac.pcbsd.org/ticket/1207>
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