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Date:      Wed, 16 Dec 2015 08:37:40 -0600
From:      "Gene" <fbsd@brightstar.bomgardner.net>
To:        krad <kraduk@gmail.com>
Cc:        Freebsd Questions <FreeBSD-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: freebsd-update, ZFS, and ver 8.2
Message-ID:  <20151216143015.M83316@brightstar.bomgardner.net>
In-Reply-To: <CALfReyfzGq7in_FnGCJXW5aPmyCqjm4z+DJ_i3ZPEkDCJZWiLg@mail.gmail.com>
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On Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:10:40 +0000, krad wrote
> > I would use boot environments if you are zfs root so you can fail back easily. I would also use a src build as that will definitely work.>> eg>> beadmn create -e old_root new_root> beadmn mount new_root /mnt> export DESTDIR=/mnt> cd /usr/src> make -j 12 buildworld &&> make -j 12 buildkernel &&> make installworld && > make installkernel &&> mergemaster &&> beadmn umount new_root &&> beadmn activate new_root >> later on init 6Thanks - I get the idea of boot environments, however, the beadm package appears to be non-existant before 9.0 and this is an 8.2 system.I wonder if the 9.0 .tbz might work here? Also - I'm not sure what 'init 6' is.Thanks again. 



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