1. X

    Cannot update FreeBSD

    Hello, this is my first post here. The Forum is very cool, but a have one question: Today i have one appliance in AWS FreeBSD running at version 11.3-Stable AMD64 and i know this version is a older version of freeBSD. But when i try update running pkg update i receive a follow error: Shared...
  2. F

    Updating system

    In which order should one update/upgrading the FreeBSD components [freebsd (components, world and kernel), pkg, ports] to preserve the integrity of the system?
  3. Scribner

    Updating FreeBSD With ZFS Boot Environments (beadm)

    (Disclaimer: I'm a noob. Structure your replies accordingly.) I installed FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE last fall with the help of this forum. I haven't updated the computer since then, and have basically just ensured that, with my current install, the OS and KDE work and I am able to use Firefox...
  4. kr0m

    Howto update system with custom kernel

    Hello, i have a question about FreeBSD updates when using freebsd-update tool when you are running a custom kernel, in the documentation i can read: When i compile my custom kernel, the GENERIC ends in /boot/kernel.old directory, i could copy to /boot/GENERIC to mantain a copy the first time...
  5. Relricey

    Solved Which commands should I use to update FreeBSD?

    Hi. This is my first post. The forum is beautiful. Which is better? Or is there another better method to update/upgrade? Is there duplication/overlap in these commands? freebsd-update fetch && freebsd-update fetch install or freebsd-update fetch && pkg update && pkg upgrade or...
  6. Cath O'Deray


    Let's assume that PkgBase is the way forward. <https://alpha.pkgbase.live/> and so on. https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-pkgbase In addition to the list, there's sometimes discussion of PkgBase in IRC for FreeBSD. Retrospective (2018–2019)...
  7. B

    Updating On an RPI 3

    Hi everyone! I know that the Raspberry Pi is not a tier 1 system, so I have been struggling with ways to update my kernel without having to do it on the Pi itself, for I fear that would take way too long than I have patience for. I am about to move on to trying out Crochet, but I would like to...
  8. 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...
  9. poorandunlucky

    Solved Do you need to rebuild your stuff when you apply a patch?

    Do you usually need to reinstall/rebuild after applying a patch? Like from 11.1p3 to 11.1p4?