I'd like to know if you have a good way of keeping a system completely up to date in a completely automated way.
If my understanding is correct, I can add
42 8 * * * freebsd-update cron
in root's crontab to have the base system (I guess that means the kernel and the programs in /bin)...
I stumbled upon this line in the FreeBSD official documentation:
I'm stunned because I've been looking for ways to work with FreeBSD without FTP for days and it seems impossible.
pkg install uses FTP and I find no way to globally override this
freebsd-update uses FTP and I find no way to...
Hi FreeBSD Team,
Myself JGhosh, an open source developer, working on NTP cherry pick integration
from specific CERT: VU#852879 into a FreeBSD stable/10 private view.
Myself facing one NTP to FreeBSD patch integration issue as two (2671 and 2672) out of eight CERT bugs are still missing...
I have a few FreeBSD 10.1 Release droplets in the Digital Ocean Cloud. None of them have /usr/src installed by default and it's unnecessary anyway because I'm using freebsd-update.
This morning freebsd-update fetch found a whole bunch of files in /usr/src/contrib to update. The files were...
I did a binary upgrade with freebsd-update.
It went something like this:
# freebsd-update -r 10.1-RELEASE upgrade
# freebsd-update install
Installing updates...chflags: ///var/empty: Read-only file system
# shutdown -r now
I didn't really mind the error and just rebooted the system when...
After I run freebsd-update fetch I get a long list of files (example) that will get updated with a freebsd-update install.
For some of them, it's obvious that it's a service I need to restart (like sshd). But for others, it's not.
What if there is a vulnerable process of csh running?