1. R

    Upgrading 11.1 - 12.0 loss of lib.so.1

    Upgraded from 11.1 - 12.0 and then it couldn't login has error. Shared object "libdl.so.1" not found, required by "bash" Thankfully I just restored the VM snapshot but how can I avoid this problem ?
  2. H

    Pkg upgrade seems to fail when using a bandwidth limited internet connection.

    I am new to the forums, but not to FreeBSD - please be kind. :beer: I am using a Verizon Hotspot via iPhone/iPad as my internet connection. It is connected via USB. Everything works marvelously when my Hotspot is serving full bandwidth, but Verizon throttles the Hotspot bandwidth down to...
  3. TELunus

    Can't find kernel after upgrade from 11.0 to 12.0

    I'm trying to upgrade an old computer of mine from FreeBSD 11.0 to 12.0-RELEASE. I ran freebsd-update -r 12.0-RELEASE upgrade then, after that succeeded, ranfreebsd-update install and tried to reboot. It started shutting down, but before restarting it got stuck in a state with text on the...
  4. goshanecr

    Right way to migrate 11.1 r326098 to 11.2 r348355 with zroot on geli

    Good day! I have a box with FreeBSD 11.1-STABLE r326098 amd64. It have a ZFS root on GELI encrypted providers: zpool status pool: bootpool state: ONLINE scan: none requested config: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM bootpool ONLINE 0 0 0...
  5. R

    Error: cannot read index file "/usr/ports/INDEX-11"

    Folks, I upgraded my box from FreeBSD 11.2 to 12.0. But upon rebooting, and typing freebsd-version I get 12.0-RELEASE-p1 but when I type uname -mrs it says, [/CMD]FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE-p7 amd64[/CMD]. When I try to psearch I get this error. Error: cannot read index file "/usr/ports/INDEX-11"...
  6. dougs

    zabbix34-server fails to install after 12.0-RELEASE upgrade

    After performing the following: # freebsd-update -r 12.0-RELEASE upgrade # freebsd-update install # reboot # freebsd-update install # portmaster -af I ran into an issue with reinstalling zabbix34-server due to the openssl situation. <...snip...> checking for DTLSv1_method in -lssl... yes...
  7. N

    Upgrading PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.2

    This evening I tested the upgrade process from PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.2 since the former is reaching the end of its supported life at the end of this year (2018). The process went fairly smoothly on both my test and production servers and I jotted a few notes on the experience in a Twitter thread...
  8. S

    Deterministic Software Install/Maintenance Method

    All, Over the past few years have spent a significant amount of time (seemingly endless) on port/package maintenance tasks. It seems that we should be able to: 100%: Use pkg for any/all installs and maintenance tasks (if no custom config options are required) -or- 100%: Use ports for any/all...
  9. D

    Solved Cannot upgrade to FreeBSD 11.X – cannot find the pool (zfs) / ada0 not listed

    Hello everyone! Last week I tried to upgrade from source from 10.3-STABLE to 11.2-STABLE on my laptop but the new kernel (GENERIC) failed to boot. I thought that it might be safer to upgrade from binary, so I built and installed 10.3-RELEASE in order to get freebsd-update working and then I...
  10. A

    Solved FreeBSD 11.1 upgrade to 11.2

    Hi all, I want to upgrade my freebsd server into 11.2 version, I've an error. Commands and results : # freebsd-update fetch src component not installed, skipped Looking up update6.FreeBSD.org mirrors... none found. Fetching metadata signature for 11.1-RELEASE from update6.FreeBSD.org...
  11. Π

    Upgrade from 11.1 to 11.2?

    I've read that the release announcement of 11.2 will be in the date 27/6 of this year. My question is: it worth to download an install 11.1 and then make an upgrade from there, or should I wait (something that I could do) and download the 11.2?
  12. B

    Upgrade FreeBSD

    A time ago, I had no idea that FreeBSD 10.3 didn't work if i installed it. At least in my case. I never knew why. Anyways, this post it's not about my problem with previous versions of this OS, but it's about how can I make a full upgrade of the entire system. I mean: when FBSD 11.2 will be...
  13. Kay

    Solved Ports in jail after upgrade: Ports Collection support for your FreeBSD version has ended

    Hi I recently upgraded my system from 11.0 to 11.1. I also upgraded my jails with ezjail per this guide, basically using ezjail-admin update. However, now when I tried to install a port inside a jail, I got this error: [root@jail_foo /usr/ports/www/node]# make install clean /!\ ERROR: /!\...
  14. Duffyx

    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?
  15. R

    Solved graphics/py3-cairo port moved to graphics/py-cairo@py36

    Trying to upgrade an 11.1 installation. All installations have been through Ports. Did the following two commands: portsnap fetch update portmaster -a I now get the following: ===>> Initial dependency check complete for databases/py-sqlite3 ===>>> Returning to update check of installed...
  16. Maelstorm

    And the saga continues...

    ...and no, this is not a long time ago in a galaxy far far away either... For those of you who are following my experience with FreeBSD and a hard disk failure, the is system install v2.0. If you are new to my little story, then you can catch up at the following links...
  17. G

    upgrade 11.0 to 11.1 release 48400 patches???

    # freebsd-update upgrade -r 11.1-RELEASE Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 3 mirrors found. Fetching metadata signature for 11.0-RELEASE from update5.freebsd.org... done. Fetching metadata index... done. Fetching 1 metadata patches. done. Applying metadata patches... done. Fetching 1...
  18. Rastko

    Solved Single tool for maintaining everything

    Hi, Couple of questions about portmaster. Given that the documentation and some tools related to the "ports" system regard programs installed from binary package repository as "ports", does that mean: 1. We can use tools like portmaster to manage everything, regardless of the way it was...
  19. K

    Python3 Upgrade routine with pip packages

    Hey guys, I have a jail which depends on Python3 with some packages I have installed via pip. With every major upgrade of Python3 I have to reinstall all packages via pip which itself has to be installed via '-m ensurepip'. Is there some better routine to upgrade Python3 as this is prone to...
  20. Rastko

    Solved Package upgrade deletes config

    Hi, Today I made an upgrade of new packages, of which there were many (like all the stuff I use), but the custom configuration appears to be overwritten. Specifically, I had to manually rewrite the X display manager resources and scripts, and my GWorkspace/WindowMaker integration started to...