Bug 143082 - [install] Unable to install 8.0-RELEASE on Dell 2950 with perc 5i controller [regression]
Summary: [install] Unable to install 8.0-RELEASE on Dell 2950 with perc 5i controller ...
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: i386 (show other bugs)
Version: 8.0-RELEASE
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-i386 (Nobody)
Depends on:
Reported: 2010-01-22 12:10 UTC by Chris Stenton
Modified: 2017-12-31 22:34 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:


Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.
Description Chris Stenton 2010-01-22 12:10:04 UTC
Doing a standard install from 8.0-RELEASE CD. Get as far as having
defined the slices with mount points and then pressing the finish key.
The install process then comes back immediately and terminates with

Unable to find device node /dev/mfid0s1b

which is the swap slice.

Doing the exact same install on the same machine from a 7.2-RELEASE CD
I had no problem.


Had to install 7.2-RELEASE
Comment 1 Remko Lodder freebsd_committer 2010-01-24 10:53:17 UTC
Responsible Changed
From-To: freebsd-i386->freebsd-bugs

This is not i386 specific, but I am not sure where it belongs, could 
be related to sysinstall, or a restarted installation.
Comment 2 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 08:00:53 UTC
For bugs matching the following criteria:

Status: In Progress Changed: (is less than) 2014-06-01

Reset to default assignee and clear in-progress tags.

Mail being skipped