freebsd-update

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. drhowarddrfine

    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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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.
  17. ericx

    How to simplify "Please rebuild all installed 3rd party software"

    I greatly dread the inevitiable "Please rebuild all installed 3rd party software" message from freebsd-update and I'm convinced there are ways to reduce the pain. I seek advice. - 1st: It seems to me that the primary intent for the universal rebuild is to remove all previous version library...
  18. gfx

    Upgrading to 11.1-RELEASE - how to merge /etc/auto_master

    Hi all, during the upgrade from 11.0-RELEASE-p9 to 11.1-RELEASE this message appears: Attempting to automatically merge changes in files... done. The following file could not be merged automatically: /etc/auto_master Press Enter to edit this file in vi and resolve the conflicts manually...
  19. forquare

    Solved Upgrading to 11.1-RELEASE, kernel/userland mismatch?

    Morning all, I upgraded work host to 11.1-RELEASE this morning using the following commands: beadm create 11.1-RELEASE_2017-05-26 beadm mount 11.1-RELEASE_2017-05-26 /mnt freebsd-update upgrade -b /mnt -d /mnt/var/db/freebsd-update -r 11.1-RELEASE freebsd-update install -b /mnt -d...
  20. smj

    Solved Don't mix VirtualBox and bhyve and then not clean up

    tl;dr - Don't add vmm_load="YES" to /boot/loader.conf when trying to play with bhyve on a server using VirtualBox and then forget about it... I'm posting this partly in public celebration of my own stupidity o_O, but mostly because I found a lack of pertinent results when searching the web for...
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