On Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:33:10 -0700 "Warner Losh" <i...@bsdimp.com> said

On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 2:28 PM, Chris H <bsd-li...@bsdforge.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:37:33 -0800 <bsd-li...@bsdforge.com> said
> Hello all,
>> I just blew away a old RELENG_11, to start working with current. I
>> must admit I had several disappointments regarding the installer.
>> But that's for another topic, and another time.
>> To the point;
>> I completed the install. The only event(s) that might be notable
>> during the install. Was early on during (boot?) I saw a "dumped core"
>> race past on the screen. I also experienced at least 1 LOR. But the
>> install continued, seemingly un(interrupted|affected). That said, I
>> chose the reboot option after completion. Ejected the DVD during POST,
>> and I'm stuck at:
>> BTX loader 1.00 BTX version is 1.02
>> Consoles: internal video/keyboard
>> followed by 2 gibberish characters; 1 appears as a right pointing arrow,
>> the other, kind of like a battlestar galactca spaceship.
>> NOTE: those 2 characters did not show up on the initial reboot from
>> the install (just the 2 lines above). But after I attempted a hard
>> reset after the first fail.
> OK tried the installation again, and nothings changed.
> Still left with the 2 lines listed above.
> Guess I'll have to wait until 12-CURRENT becomes a usable version.
> Sigh...
> I was really hoping to run 12, so I could better develop 11.
> Oh well. Guess I'll grab a copy of 11 off one of the ftp servers, and spin
> it
> up.
> Thanks anyway! :-)

I think a two-week old snapshot would work a lot better if you wanted to
make the jump to -current. I've botched something in my boot loader cleanup
and it's taking a little time to get sorted out...
OH, thank you *very* much, Warner!
Whew! Just in time, too. I had almost slipped the 11 DVD into the box.

Thanks again, Warner. Hope the things go well for you.



> --Chris
>> Thank you for all your time, and consideration.
>> --Chris

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