freebsd-update

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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.
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. D

    Solved Problems with freebsd-update on a FreeBSD 11 RELEASE

    I downloaded the FreeBSD 11.0-Release cd image and installed it on VirtualBox for testing. While I can install from both pkgs and ports, I have been unable to update the installation to the latest security updates by using freebsd-update fetch install. The command always end up displaying that...
  17. J

    Best way to check if freebsd-updates are available?

    Hello, I've been reading about freebsd-update cron That looks interesting. I'd be interested in receiving an email each time updates are available. However I guess this would require me to install and configure sendmail, postfix or something like that to send me e-mails over the internet...
  18. J

    How to freebsd-update only the jail's components?

    Hello, I read that freebsd-update uses the /etc/freebsd-update.conf file to determine which components to update. The /etc/freebsd-update.conf file of my host contains the following line: Components src world kernel So I'm guessing that each time I'm trying to update a jail using...
  19. J

    Should jails have the src component?

    Hello, I'm trying to create jails and keep them up to date and secure. I don't know if I should add the src component to my jails. As of now, I only download base.txz, lib32.txz and doc.txz from http://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/amd64/11.0-RELEASE/ , extract them in a directory...
  20. uzsolt

    Maintaining multiple VPS servers

    Hello, I've a simple question. I'm not system administrator so maybe my knowledge is a bit outdated. So, I've 4 simple, cheap VPS servers (web, builder, devel (port maintaining) and backup) and it's a little complicated thing to login to every server and run pkg upgrade or freebsd-update fetch...
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