1. grahamperrin@

    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...
  2. grahamperrin@

    FreeBSD 14.0 planning

    14.0-RELEASE some time in 2023, I guess. June 2021 FreeBSD Developer Summit: 14 0 Planning - YouTube <>
  3. 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...
  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. robotchaos

    Switching to STABLE

    I see in the Handbook: Tracking a Development Branch that you checkout the source for STABLE to switch. Does it work the same way if you use pkg instead of ports? If not, what's the upgrade procedure? I want to track STABLE so I can hopefully have a working Bluetooth stack, as well as eventually...
  6. L

    FreeBSD Raspberry Pi minimal image

    Hi, I see on the repositories that only one 12.0-STABLE .img for RPI3 exists, and it's > 2Gb. The .img includes Mate, anyway, I need only a minimal image because I want my Pi only for firewalling and routing. Does anyone know whether a minimal image exists? Thanks, regards
  7. driesm

    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...
  8. driesm

    Solved Update efi partition

    So, I recently upgraded from 11.1-RELEASE to 11-STABLE. Is it a good practice to update the efi partitions bootloader? So basically, mounting the msdosfs and replacing the current BOOTX64.EFI with the newly build loader located in /boot/boot1.efi?
  9. T

    Mac Mini Spontaneous reboot after 112 days :(

    Late 2009 Mac Mini FreeBSD shadow 10.3-STABLE FreeBSD 10.3-STABLE #7 r317754: Sat Jun 17 16:25:50 AEST 2017 shadow:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MACMINI amd64 The machine is used as a mail server (sendmail), web server (apache 2.4) and desktop. Oct 8 03:02:36 shadow syslogd: kernel boot file is...
  10. T

    Should MFC of arc4random ChaCha20 update have happened?

    Hi, I hope this is the right forum for this question. In April there was a commit replacing ARC4 with ChaCha20. The commit message states "MFC after: 2 months". That would have been in June. However to this day I don't see the changes, and I don't see newly created files, like in...
  11. 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?