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Re: Trouble installing DragonFly under qemu-kvm

From: Karthik Subramanian <karthik301176@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 8 Nov 2009 16:26:33 +0530

On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 4:05 PM, Sascha Wildner <saw@online.de> wrote:
> Karthik Subramanian schrieb:
>> Hi Folks,
>> I'm trying to install DragonFly under qemu, using an ISO (this one's
>> yesterday's snapshot, I think).
>> It boots fine, I'm able to login as root and everything seems to work OK.
>> When I try to login as installer, however, I get the following error
>> message:
>> =============
>> Starting installer. Reading /etc/pfi.conf ...
>> Unsupported DFUI transport '' .
>> =============
>> It then logs me out.
>> Does anybody know of a workaround? This is how I'm invoking qemu:
>> qemu -m 512 -smp 1 -enable-kvm -net nic -net user -cdrom
>> LATEST-i386-master.iso -hda ./df.img -boot d
> Can you login as root instead and check if the /etc/defaults/pfi.conf file
> is there? There was an issue on recent ISOs which caused them to not have
> this file. But it was fixed on the 5th.

Thanks, Sascha.

It turns out that the ISO that I was using is earlier than yesterday's
snapshot. So yes, it doesn't
have /etc/defaults/pfi.conf.

I'll download today's snapshot and use that instead.


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