Eddie Atherton wrote:
> I'm trying to install a clean Slackware 12.2 (126.96.36.199) under ESXi, and
> can almost guarantee getting this error immediately after formatting the
> root partition. It's happened 4 out of the 5 times I've tried, so far.
> The sequence of commands, after digging through the install scripts,
> that lead to this failure are just:
> Apologies for posting the stack trace as a couple of jpg's, but it's the
> only way I could capture them, as I don't have any VMs set up, yet, that
> have conectivity to upload any files. The stack trace can be found at:
> I'm guessing that it's something to do with this running under a VM, but
> is there any way to stop it happening.
Not sure what that is offhand, seems odd. xfs_mkdir() is getting some
error and cancelling a dirty transaction. Perhaps someone on the list
remembers better than me, a few causes of this were fixed but I don't
remember details. Any chance you can try, say, .28 or .29? :)