Bug#573891: kFreeBSD partitioning fails
On Sunday 14 March 2010, Miroslav Kure wrote:
> No clue on tty4 at this stage. However, when I go back to the main
That's normal. stderr often stays buffered until you exit a component
(return to the main menu).
> menu and select to partition disks again, nothing happens (I am
So that's not actually needed.
> immediately returned to the main menu), but syslog now reads:
> Mar 14 18:35:33 main-menu: (process:1184): line 105:
> Mar 14 18:35:33 main-menu: (process:1184): depmod: not found
That's probably expected on freebsd (but should be handled cleaner).
> Mar 14 18:35:33 main-menu: (process:1184): line 131:
> Mar 14 18:35:33 main-menu: (process:1184): can't open
> /var/lib/partman/outfifo: no such file
This is the real error.
> Looking at the attached partman log I would say it wants to use the
> ext2 filesystem by default for the new partition and switching to ufs
> does not work very well.
From that log:
parted_server: Read command: CHANGE_FILE_SYSTEM
parted_server: Opening outfifo
parted_server: Filesystem freebsd-ufs not found, let's see if it is a flag
parted_server: Bad file system or flag type: freebsd-ufs
parted_server: Line 1723. CRITICAL ERROR!!! EXITING.
Yep. That's the cause.
Looks like something the freebsd porters (CCed) will need to look into.
But it's a bit strange as ufs has been the default file system for freebsd
since Aug 2009.