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Date:      Thu, 7 Nov 1996 13:29:07 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        David Goddard <d.m.goddard@ic.ac.uk>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Checksum problems installing 2.1.5R
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961107132720.13237A-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <9611071126.AA28732@mism.ad.ic.ac.uk>

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On Thu, 7 Nov 1996, David Goddard wrote:

> >What do your partitions look like? 
> 
> wd0 Offset  Size    End      Name   PType  Desc     Subtype  Flags
> 
>     0       63      62       -      6      unused   0
>     63      950481  950543   wd0s1  2      fat      6
>     950544  81648   1032191  wd0s2  3      freebsd  165
> 
> wd1
>     0       63      62       -      6      unused   0
>     63      993825  993887   wd1s1  1      unknown  7
>     993888  667296  1661183  wd1s2  3      freebsd  165
> 
> wd1s1 is an NTFS partition.

That is OK.

> The BSD partitions are divvied up as follows:
> 
>   Partition  Mount
> 
>   wd0s1      <none>   [dos]        
>   wd0s2a     /                  ~40Mb
>   wd1s2b     <none>   [swap]    ~32Mb (a little small, I know)
>   wd1s2e     /usr               ~290Mb
> 
> I had previously had a seperate /var partition on wd1, but decided to have
> just /usr this time.

Checking out so far.

> These are the messages I get when trying to install from a DOS partition:
> 
>   [non-error output snipped]
>   DEBUG: Request for bin/bin.ad from DOS
>   bin/mv
>   /stand/cpio: invalid header: checksum error
>   /stand/cpio: warning: skipped 220838 bytes of junk
>   /stand/cpio: warning: cannot remove current: Is a directory
>   /stand/cpio: invalid header: checksum error
>   DEBUG: Request for bin/bin.ae from DOS
>   bin/mv

Hm.  Have you checked bin.ac by any chance?  Perhaps it is corrupted and
is causing this chain of events.

> Direct FTP install from ftp.cdrom.com produced similar messages.

FTP install does?  Wierd.  It's like the disk throws a fit at that point.

> I did a search of the archive for these errors, but the only references this
> turned up were pointing to FTP mistakes.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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