1. C

    Congrats! 14.0-RELEASE is out

    Big hurrah and congrats to the whole team working on it:
  2. Cath O'Deray

    freebsd-update fetching but failing to install updates

    FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE. p4 kernel, p5 userland, consistent with <>. freebsd-update(8) repeatedly fetches but fails to install updates. Rebooted, no better. How should I resolve this? …
  3. N

    Solved FreeBSD release for building an OpenBSD

    Hi, I was going through the following man page about building openbsd image using Freebsd13 server.It looks this feature recently started supporting openbsd.. Did any one built openbsd using above utilitity ? I am...
  4. Cath O'Deray

    Solved Appropriate use of loader.conf(5) for kernel modules

    There's a FreeBSD recommendation to use /boot/loader.conf for nvidia (with the latest driver for NVIDIA). Is this use of loader.conf appropriate (with FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE), or somewhat archaic? loader.conf(5)
  5. Cath O'Deray

    FreeBSD release engineering

    The FreeBSD Project | FreeBSD Release Engineering Thanks, maybe six months is a basis for something else. 11.4 was released around two months after 13.0, and so on, and (unless I'm missing something) I see nothing relating to six months or biannual at the release engineering page above...
  6. Cath O'Deray

    Solved FreeBSD 14.0 planning

    14.0-RELEASE some time in 2023, I guess. June 2021 FreeBSD Developer Summit: 14 0 Planning - YouTube <>
  7. Cath O'Deray

    poudriere-bulk(8): pkg package missing

    I don't recall seeing this before: … pkg package missing, cleaning all packages... done Seen at two different computers. At the first computer, I'm trying to begin building electron12. At the second computer (below), I'm trying to build Konsole. root@mowa219-gjp4-8570p-freebsd:~ #...
  8. decuser

    Solved Is there such a thing as stable/12?

    I'm currently running 12.2-RELEASE on a system that I upgraded from 12.1-RELEASE-p10. I upgraded because the news came out that there was an update available and I like to stay current (not literally current, but current as in reasonably up to date and within support windows). Before I upgraded...
  9. chrbr

    Re-use downloads for freebsd-update

    Dear community, usually an upgrade of FreeBSD using freebsd-update is nothing to worry about. Just run fetch and install as documented and take care about the packages. And that's it. But there might be an option to speep up and save bandwidth if more than one system is to be updated. As far as...
  10. Geezer

    Re - FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE Now Available on Microsoft Azure Marketplace Is there any difference in the version available at azure?
  11. J

    failed upgrading FreeBSD 11.1

    It seems 11.2 upgrade works fine but files missing for 11.1. % sudo freebsd-update -v debug fetch src component not installed, skipped Looking up mirrors... 3 mirrors found. Fetching public key from fetch...
  12. N

    Solved build cloud image using package

    Hi, I want to build a cloud image (qcow2) from pkg so many good tools available which can use for creating a cloud-ready image, I am using kiwi tools to build RedHat and Debian Linux, now looking similar utility to build the image. Thanks, Nk
  13. D

    Where can I download the tarballs of releases?

    Hello, I can find the source code (which is currently being developed) but not tarballs or releases of existing source code. Like is there a tarball of FreeBSD 12.0? I cannot find such one online. Also I'm very new to the BSD ecosystem in general so sorry if I ask the wrong way :)
  14. S

    make release in custom directory

    Hi all, I'm trying to build FreeBSD from scratch in a custom directory. In my line of testing, I was able to get to start to finish by using the default directories (/usr/src and /usr/obj). However, I would like to now use a custom directory to specify where the source is and where the object...
  15. timypcr

    Trouble installing packages in jails after FreeBSD 11.2 upgrade

    I recently upgraded from FreeBSD 11.1-release to 11.2 following the handbook, I’m now getting : size mismatch, cannot continue on some of the jails when attempting to update and install packages. For example when I attempt to install curl Fetching curl-7.61.0.txz: 100% 1 MiB 1.3MB/s...
  16. F

    Custom Build using release(7)

    Hi, I am creating a custom build of FreeBSD using the release. I would like to know if I can customize the packages that are installed in the system installation. For example, I would like to add the installation of the bash, vim, and so in the system. It's possible? Thanks
  17. N

    Solved While porting to new device which branch should be used?

    Hello, I want to port FreeBSD to some new device, with its drivers present. Which branch should I use for this purpose. Current, Stable or Release? And why?

    When can we expect a new patch for 11.0?

    The latest announced patch is p10. When will p11 come? Before or after 11.1 release?
  19. timypcr

    Access/modification time set failed on: ./var/empty

    Hello, I run three jails on a FreeBSD 11-release host, and manage them with ezjail. One of the jails generates an error when attempting to archive it. ezjail-admin stop reminder ezjail-admin archive reminder pax: Access/modification time set failed on: ./var/empty <Operation not permitted>...
  20. aragats

    Downgrade from FreeBSD 12.0

    I was using FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT for a year - updating it from time to time. Yesterday I decided to update /usr/src and build world. However, I didn't realized that it's going to pull FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT. Anyway, everything went fine, and I have a working system. What is the proper way to...