Bug 179311 - [install] 9.1-bootonly install fails
Summary: [install] 9.1-bootonly install fails
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: misc (show other bugs)
Version: 9.1-RELEASE
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-bugs (Nobody)
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-06-04 21:10 UTC by anarcat+register
Modified: 2017-12-31 22:27 UTC (History)
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Description anarcat+register 2013-06-04 21:10:02 UTC
The bsdinstall installer fails to fetch the packages from the network because of DNS problems.

resolv.conf is a symlink to /tmp/bsdinstall../resolv.conf, which is missing.

I tried starting dhclient by hand in a shell, no luck, the file gets removed again.


Use the disc1 image instead.
Boot over NFS using this technique:

Comment 1 anarcat+register 2013-06-04 21:30:43 UTC

It seems the disc1 boot image has the same problem.


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Comment 2 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 07:59:36 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.

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