Bug 168314 - bsdinstall(8): 9.0 install "live CD" option can't create resolv.conf
Summary: bsdinstall(8): 9.0 install "live CD" option can't create resolv.conf
Status: In Progress
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: bin (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-sysinstall
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Reported: 2012-05-24 20:10 UTC by mwlucas
Modified: 2013-02-28 09:30 UTC (History)
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Description mwlucas 2012-05-24 20:10:05 UTC
Boot system from CD. Choose "Live CD".

Root is mounted read-only. /etc/resolv.conf is a symlink to
/tmp/bsdinstall_etc/resolv.conf. The directory /tmp/bsdinstall_etc
does not exist.

You must manually create /tmp/bsdinstall_etc/. Seems this directory
should be created by the live CD?

Fix: 

mkdir /tmp/bsdinstall_etc at some point in the live CD startup.
How-To-Repeat: 
Run dhclient. Interface gets an IP address. resolv.conf is not
created, so no DNS. If you manually create & populate the
/tmp/bsdinstall_etc/resolv.conf
Comment 1 Mark Linimon freebsd_committer 2013-02-28 09:30:14 UTC
Responsible Changed
From-To: freebsd-bugs->freebsd-sysinstall

Over to maintainer(s).