freebsd-update

  1. noodlefling

    how to (or not) compile debug components

    # freebsd-update upgrade -r 11.3-RELEASE Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 3 mirrors found. Fetching metadata signature for 11.2-RELEASE from update1.freebsd.org... done. Fetching metadata index... done. Fetching 1 metadata patches. done. Applying metadata patches... done. Inspecting...
  2. P

    Unable to patch 12.0-RELEASE-p8 to 12.0-RELEASE-p10

    Today, I got a warning that 12.0-RELEASE-p8 is reaching its end-of-life; however I am unable to patch to 12.0-RELEASE-p10 despite not receiving any error warnings. I only have one virtual CPU for my VPS that I rent, and I would rather not build from sources. I tried scouring the forums, but I...
  3. E

    freebsd-update fails to fetch metadata files

    Hi, 12.0-p10 system. This was arrived at by upgrading an old 12-stable system (r349995) # freebsd-version -ku 12.0-RELEASE-p10 12.0-RELEASE-p10 # freebsd-update fetch Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 3 mirrors found. Fetching metadata signature for 12.0-RELEASE from...
  4. macosxgeek

    How to apply security patches and upgrade FreeBSD-STABLE ?

    Hi, I'm running: 12.0-STABLE FreeBSD 12.0-STABLE r351060 GENERIC amd64 Recently I was trying to upgrade the system and apply latest security patches.. Unfortunately when I'm running: freebsd-update fetch I'm getting the following error message: freebsd-update: Cannot upgrade from a version...
  5. noodlefling

    11.2-RELEASE-p9 End-of-Life

    WARNING: FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE-p9 is approaching its End-of-Life date. It is strongly recommended that you upgrade to a newer release within the next 2 months. I got the above warning message when doing a freebsd-update fetch (although no updates were needed) today. The site says 11.2 will be...
  6. mecano

    freebsd-update to 11.2-RELEASE-p8, mergemaster out of sync, broken system

    Hello, I was updating jails with mergemaster -iFU after 11.2p8 update and run it on main host by inadvertance. I realized this when mergemaster output looked suspicious : *** The following files exist in /etc/rc.d but not in /var/tmp/temproot/etc/rc.d/: blacklistd iovctl ipfw_netflow ypldap...
  7. jdb

    vm-bhyve problems with after updating to 12.0-RELEASE

    Hey guys, After I did the update to 12.0-RELEASE I am having problems with sysutils/vm-bhyve. OS: FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE r341666 GENERIC amd64 vm-bhyve version: v1.2-p3 (build 102071) vmm_load: enabled I am trying to install windows (new install).. When...
  8. Rob215x

    Server doesn't boot after upgrading from 10.3 to 11.2

    Hello, I have a server used for web hosting that is located in another state so I only have access via SSH. - I DO have root access. - I am NOT an expert and I only know the basics so please bear with me. - My system has been running great for a few years and I have upgraded FreeBSD...
  9. ShelLuser

    9 tips for using the source to update your system

    Hi gang! Editorial FreeBSD is my all time favorite Unix(-like) operating system. It is both a means as well as a goal for me at times, meaning that it's both simply a tool to get things done (like writing this article right now) but it's also often a goal in itself; trying to make things...
  10. N

    First update after install: No mirrors found in default installation [11.2-RELEASE]

    After installing FreeBSD [11.2] for the first time, it seems to work properly except for updating: root@firsttry:~ # freebsd-update fetch Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors. . . none found. Fetching public key from update.FreeBSD.org. . . failed. No mirrors remaining, giving up. uname...
  11. noodlefling

    Solved wrong openssl library version required after botched system upgrade

    I recently updated from 10.4-RELEASE to 11.2-RELEASE. The upgrade was not clean, as the system ran out of space a couple of times and things got seriously out of whack. There was a rollback that put the system in a weird state. Eventually, I thought I'd gotten it all sorted out. Once it looked...
  12. J

    Determine Changes in KK.M-RELEASE-pN?

    I'm trying to determine how to see if a given MFC-ed change is present in a freebsd-update patch version, prior to installing it. This could be, for example, how to checkout the "tagged" source associated with the patch (to diff and/or examine the logs), or how to examine the patch contents...
  13. S

    Solved Completing a botched pending update with some files missing

    Is it possible to resume a pending update (after rebooting with new kernel) if freebsd-update install complains about missing files? That is, to re-download those files and continue with the second stage of update. My machine almost went out of disk space after the first stage: before rebooting...
  14. pming

    Fetching 1 metadata files. . . Failed

    Hey guys I wanted to update my system one last time before upgrading to 11.2-RELEASE. Apparently my machine is looking for files that aren't even available: admin@server ~ sudo freebsd-update -v debug fetch install src component not installed, skipped Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors...
  15. D

    freebsd-update to 11.2-RELEASE fails to boot/reboots

    I read a couple of people updated just fine so I updated one of our servers without issue but, when I updated my workstation, it gets as far as bringing up the eight CPUs on my system, then blurts out some hex code too quickly for me to read, and reboots. I am unable to get into single user mode...
  16. M

    Solved FreeBSD Update Stalling

    I'm having an issue with freebsd-update stalling when checking for updates. The stall happens at different stages each time I run it. My server is only used for backup purposes, so it has 0.0% load on it at all times. Any ideas where to start troubleshooting this? When it stalls, the cursor...
  17. Duffyx

    Solved Updating jails with freebsd-update on 11-stable host

    I would like to start using jails but I have a few questions regarding updating them. I'm running 11-stable on the host and would like to run 11.1-release in the jails. I'm wondering if I can use freebsd-update to update the 11.1-release jails even when running 11-stable on the host. I noticed...
  18. HL1234

    Generell question about freebsd-update

    Sorry, if this is a tedious question but I can not find an answer. Assuming that I, or anyone, have upgrade FreeBSD with his own kernel settings (not GENERIC) by compiling it. Also, I or anyone, has been build the Userland with make buildworld with own settings in /etc/src.conf. After all is...
  19. M

    freebsd-update and bind(9.11.1-p3)

    Hello all, I built a custom kernel with TCP_FASTOPEN for Bind and am wondering why freebsd-update fetch is showing kernel updates for Generic. Here are my steps for custom kernel: cd /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf cp GENERIC TCPOPEN mv TCPOPEN /root/kernels/TCPOPEN ln -s /root/kernels/TCPOPEN cd...
  20. S

    Solved freebsd-update misbaviour?

    freebsd-update copied my entire root directory to /boot/kernel.old/. Is it supposed to do that? It didn't until now.
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