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Re: DragonFly 1.2 installer segfaults under QEMU

From: Chris Pressey <cpressey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2005 09:52:22 -0700

On Sun, 10 Apr 2005 10:55:27 +0200
Laurent Sartran <lsartran@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am trying to install DragonFly 1.2.0-RELEASE (dfly-1.2.0_REL.iso) under QEMU 
> 0.6.1, without success.
> It boots fine, but "dfuibe_installer" segfaults when I try to start the 
> installer, either directly by logging in as "installer", or when I login as 
> "root", and then start the installer manually by typing "installer".
> Actually, the nice blue screen with the dragonfly on the right gets displayed,
> a "Waiting for backend..." message appears at the bottom, and _then_, it 
> segfaults and returns to the login prompt.
> Since a picture is worth a thousand words :-), I have attached a screenshot of 
> QEMU showing the problem.
> On the other hand, DragonFly pre-1.2 (dfly-20050406-pre1.2.iso) works fine in 
> QEMU, the installer starts up without any problem. So do DragonFly 1.2 on 
> native hardware, by the way.

That's truly odd.  I'm not even quite sure where to begin looking...
Can you run dfuibe_installer under truss(1) and send me the output?


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