If it helps, I'm getting this error after allocating the whole drive to one
slice, when I go to install the BootMgr on the first drive, it pops up that


On 11/24/03 6:44 PM, "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"

> Message: 34
> Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 18:37:22 -0600
> From: "F. Even" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: fbsd 5.1 setup problem, "too many active children of 'whole'
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="US-ASCII"
> Hello all,
> I have recently completely cleared all the cruft off of this P3-700 with 2
> 9GB Seagate SCSI drives, and 1 Maxtor 40GB drive.
> I ran this on it apparently successfully (after booting from the 5.1 live
> filesystem cd):
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ad0
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da0
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da1
> I am now trying to install 5.1 on this machine, using Express install, and I
> get this error after telling the machine to use the whole slice on da0:
> "Too many active children of 'whole'"
> What does this mean?  I have not done anything since.  What does this mean,
> and what should I be doing now that I have seen this error.
> Thanks for any help any of you may provide.
> Frank

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