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Date:      Tue, 22 Nov 2011 20:24:22 +0000
From:      Frank Shute <frank@shute.org.uk>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: where to ask about problems with bsdinstall in 9.0RC2?
Message-ID:  <20111122202422.GB4124@orange.esperance-linux.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <20111122185623.GA25594@itcom245.staff.itd.umich.edu>
References:  <20111122185623.GA25594@itcom245.staff.itd.umich.edu>

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On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 01:56:23PM -0500, William Bulley wrote:
>
> According to Frank Shute <frank@shute.org.uk> on Tue, 11/22/11 at 13:36:
> >=20
> > Can't help you with your bsdinstall woes but to upgrade from
> > 8.2-STABLE to 9.0-RELEASE(currently RC2) branch you want to do a
> > csup(1)/buildworld cycle.
> >=20
> > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cvsup.html
> > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/makeworld.html
> >=20
> > You should use the tag:
> >=20
> > *default release=3Dcvs tag=3DRELENG_9_0
> >=20
> > in your supfile. More details at:
> >=20
> > http://www.shute.org.uk/misc/freebsd_uptodate.html
>=20
> Thanks.  :)
>=20
> Perhaps you came into this thread late, but that was my first attempt.
> But at that time, a few weeks ago, we were still at 9.0RC1 and my then
> buildworld/installworld attempt failed during the kernel compile step.

Sorry, William. I deleted the rest of the thread & then forgot what the
thread was originally about :) Put it down to senility.

>=20
> Now that 9.0RC2 is available, I reckon it is worth a try dealing with
> the csup/buildworld/installworld process.  I hope this works this time.

Best of luck!

>=20
> Regards,
>=20
> web...
>=20

Regards,

--=20

 Frank

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