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Date:      Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:13:10 -0453.75
From:      "William A. Mahaffey III" <wam@hiwaay.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: freebsd-update fetch: No mirrors remaining, giving up.
Message-ID:  <56296C3C.4030307@hiwaay.net>
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As the other post said, *freebsd-update doesn't do STABLE, only RELEASE* 
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On 10/22/15 18:11, Romu wrote:
> No I'm not updating from STABLE to RELEASE, just trying to install STABLE
> updates.  Basically my problem is:
>
> # freebsd-update fetch
> Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors... none found.
> Fetching metadata signature for 10.2-STABLE from update.FreeBSD.org...
> failed.
> No mirrors remaining, giving up.
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
>
> Thanks
> Romu
>
> 2015-10-20 18:35 GMT+08:00 Bradley T. Hughes <bradleythughes@fastmail.fm>:
>
>>> On 19 Oct 2015, at 14:54, Romu <huruomu@gmail.com> wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> Fetching metadata signature for 10.2-STABLE from update.FreeBSD.org...
>> [snip]
>>
>> freebsd-update can only be used to update a -RELEASE. There are ways of
>> converting -STABLE to -RELEASE, if that is what you want to do, just need
>> to apply search-engine-fu.
>>
>> --
>> Bradley T. Hughes
>> bradleythughes@fastmail.fm
>>
>>
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