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Date:      Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:42:35 -0400
From:      "firmdog@gmail.com" <firmdog@gmail.com>
To:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: [Bulk] Re: freebsd-update question
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Looks like "8" is the only option:

# svn co svn://svn.freebsd.org/base/stable/head /usr/src
svn: E170000: URL 'svn://svn.freebsd.org/base/stable/head' doesn't exist

# svn co svn://svn.freebsd.org/base/stable/8.4 /usr/src
svn: E170000: URL 'svn://svn.freebsd.org/base/stable/8.4' doesn't exist



On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 12:35 PM, firmdog@gmail.com <firmdog@gmail.com> wrot=
e:
> Should I use "head" instead of "8" here:
>
> svn co svn://svn.freebsd.org/base/stable/8 /usr/src
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 7:56 AM, firmdog@gmail.com <firmdog@gmail.com> wro=
te:
>> I am confused now. Here is what I did to try and upgrade from 8.3 to
>> 8.4 on Amazon AWS where the freebsd AMI's use XENHVM:
>>
>> setenv PACKAGESITE
>> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-8-stable/Latest/
>> pkg_add -r subversion
>> svn co svn://svn.freebsd.org/base/stable/8 /usr/src
>> svn co svn://svn.freebsd.org/ports/head /usr/ports
>> svn up /usr/src && svn up /usr/ports
>> cd /usr/src
>> make buildworld
>> make buildkernel KERNCONF=3DXENHVM
>> make installkernel KERNCONF=3DXENHVM
>> make installworld
>> mergemaster -Ui
>> reboot
>>
>>
>> BEFORE:   8.3-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE #0
>>
>> AFTER:      8.3-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE #0 r272337M
>>
>> What am I doing wrong??
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 9:32 PM, firmdog@gmail.com <firmdog@gmail.com> w=
rote:
>>> Thanks. My freebsd server is on Amazon AWS using
>>> http://www.daemonology.net/freebsd-on-ec2/
>>>
>>> A bit nervous because there is no local console. Just installed a new
>>> test/obsolete 8.3 box and will try the upgrade to 8.4 using these
>>> commands:
>>>
>>>
>>> svn co svn://svn.freebsd.org/base/stable/8 /usr/src
>>> cd /usr/src
>>> make buildworld
>>> make kernel
>>> make installworld
>>> mergemaster -Ui
>>> reboot
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 3:30 PM, Axel <axelbsd@ymail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 9:04 PM, firmdog@gmail.com <firmdog@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> OK. I will try that. Found these notes from 10 years ago. Gonna give
>>>>> this a try, not sure if cvsup will work anymore....
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> cvsup -g -L 2 update-file
>>>>>
>>>>> The update-file contains this:
>>>>>
>>>>> *default host=3Dcvsup11.us.FreeBSD.org
>>>>> *default base=3D/var/db
>>>>> *default prefix=3D/usr
>>>>> *default release=3Dcvs tag=3DRELENG_8
>>>>> *default delete use-rel-suffix
>>>>> src-all
>>>>> ports-all tag=3D.
>>>>> doc-all tag=3D.
>>>>>
>>>>> cd /usr/src
>>>>>
>>>>> make buildworld
>>>>>
>>>>> make buildkernel
>>>>>
>>>>> make installkernel
>>>>>
>>>>> mergemaster
>>>>>
>>>>> make installworld
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 2:36 PM, FF <fusionfoto@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> > So your kernel won't be updated because you are running a custom ke=
rnel.
>>>>> > Your uname is based on the running kernel.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > If you want to confirm that you've in fact updated, you can reboot =
to
>>>>> > the
>>>>> > GENERIC kernel which will confirm you are at 8.4 or whatever. FreeB=
SD
>>>>> > update
>>>>> > is a binary update based on the release versions -- deviate from th=
em
>>>>> > and it
>>>>> > doesn't break, but it can't touch those files.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > Since you know enough to put a custom kernel on there, you should f=
ollow
>>>>> > the
>>>>> > source rebuild instructions which would be basically be to svn down=
 the
>>>>> > whole 8.4 source tree, make the world, make the kernel and install =
it,
>>>>> > reboot, and install the world.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > I think the directions are in the FreeBSD handbook.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > Best,
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> > On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 1:26 PM, Valeri Galtsev
>>>>> > <galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu>
>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> On Sun, September 28, 2014 10:01 am, firmdog@gmail.com wrote:
>>>>> >> > I just installed a brand new 8.3 box and got the same behavior. =
I see
>>>>> >> > in my output below that I have to build or update my own kernel?
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > # uname -a
>>>>> >> > FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE #0: Tue Apr 10 17:33:58 =
UTC
>>>>> >> > 2012     root@mynewhost:/usr/obj/i386/usr/src/sys/XENHVM  i386
>>>>> >> > #
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > Starting the upgrade attempt:
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > # freebsd-update -r 8.4-RELEASE upgrade
>>>>> >> > Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 5 mirrors found.
>>>>> >> > Fetching public key from update6.freebsd.org... done.
>>>>> >> > Fetching metadata signature for 8.3-RELEASE from
>>>>> >> > update6.freebsd.org...
>>>>> >> > done.
>>>>> >> > Fetching metadata index... done.
>>>>> >> > Fetching 2 metadata files... done.
>>>>> >> > Inspecting system... done.
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > WARNING: This system is running a "xenhvm" kernel, which is not =
a
>>>>> >> > kernel configuration distributed as part of FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE.
>>>>> >> > This kernel will not be updated: you MUST update the kernel manu=
ally
>>>>> >> > before running "/usr/sbin/freebsd-update install".
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > The following components of FreeBSD seem to be installed:
>>>>> >> > src/base src/bin src/cddl src/contrib src/crypto src/etc src/gam=
es
>>>>> >> > src/gnu src/include src/krb5 src/lib src/libexec src/release
>>>>> >> > src/rescue
>>>>> >> > src/sbin src/secure src/share src/sys src/tools src/ubin src/usb=
in
>>>>> >> > world/base world/dict world/doc world/games world/info world/man=
pages
>>>>> >> > world/proflibs
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > The following components of FreeBSD do not seem to be installed:
>>>>> >> > kernel/generic world/catpages
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > Does this look reasonable (y/n)? y
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > Fetching metadata signature for 8.4-RELEASE from
>>>>> >> > update6.freebsd.org...
>>>>> >> > done.
>>>>> >> > Fetching metadata index... done.
>>>>> >> > Fetching 1 metadata patches. done.
>>>>> >> > Applying metadata patches... done.
>>>>> >> > Fetching 1 metadata files... done.
>>>>> >> > Inspecting system... done.
>>>>> >> > Fetching files from 8.3-RELEASE for merging... done.
>>>>> >> > Preparing to download files...
>>>>> >> > done.
>>>>> >> > Fetching 32149
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > patches.....10....20....30....40....50....60....70....80....90..=
..100....110....120....130....140....150....160....170....180....
>>>>> >> > SNIP=E2=80=A6.
>>>>> >> > done.
>>>>> >> > Applying patches...
>>>>> >> > Fetching 778 files... done.
>>>>> >> > Attempting to automatically merge changes in files... done.
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > The following file could not be merged automatically:
>>>>> >> > /etc/mail/freebsd.cf
>>>>> >> > Press Enter to edit this file in vi and resolve the conflicts
>>>>> >> > manually...
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > Then a bunch more of /etc/mail files and also a merge of
>>>>> >> > /etc/master.passwd:
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > Then this:
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > The following files will be updated as part of updating to
>>>>> >> > 8.4-RELEASE-p16:
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > Then I run this:
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > # freebsd-update install
>>>>> >> > Installing updates...
>>>>> >> > Kernel updates have been installed.  Please reboot and run
>>>>> >> > "/usr/sbin/freebsd-update install" again to finish installing
>>>>> >> > updates.
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > # reboot
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> In last message before reboot it instructed to "reboot then run
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> /usr/sbin/freebsd-update install
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> again". Did you run "freebsd-update install" after reboot?
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> Valeri
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > #uname -a
>>>>> >> > FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE #0: Tue Apr 10 17:33:58 =
UTC
>>>>> >> > 2012     root@mynewhost:/usr/obj/i386/usr/src/sys/XENHVM  i386
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> >
>>>>> >> > On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 5:06 AM, FF <fusionfoto@gmail.com> wrote=
:
>>>>> >> >> Can you provide the output of those commands? Freebsd-update is
>>>>> >> >> usually
>>>>> >> >> pretty good about telling you what's wrong.
>>>>> >> >>
>>>>> >> >> Thanks
>>>>> >> >>
>>>>> >> >> On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 3:02 PM, firmdog@gmail.com
>>>>> >> >> <firmdog@gmail.com>
>>>>> >> >> wrote:
>>>>> >> >>>
>>>>> >> >>> Yes I ran freebsd-update install. Then I rebooted. Then I did =
it
>>>>> >> >>> again.
>>>>> >> >>> Still at 8.3
>>>>> >> >>> On Sep 27, 2014 2:37 PM, "Dave" <davemorgan353@btinternet.com>
>>>>> >> >>> wrote:
>>>>> >> >>>
>>>>> >> >>> > On 27 September 2014 18:22:15 BST, "firmdog@gmail.com"
>>>>> >> >>> > <firmdog@gmail.com>
>>>>> >> >>> > wrote:
>>>>> >> >>> >>
>>>>> >> >>> >> Hi,
>>>>> >> >>> >>
>>>>> >> >>> >> Trying to use freebsd-update to go from 8.3 to 8.4 and I am
>>>>> >> >>> >> doing
>>>>> >> >>> this:
>>>>> >> >>> >>
>>>>> >> >>> >> # freebsd-update -r 8.4-RELEASE upgrade
>>>>> >> >>> >> # freebsd-update install
>>>>> >> >>> >> # reboot
>>>>> >> >>> >>
>>>>> >> >>> >> After reboot I am still at 8.3-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE =
#0
>>>>> >> >>> >>
>>>>> >> >>> >> What am I doing wrong?
>>>>> >> >>> >> ------------------------------
>>>>> >> >>> >>
>>>>> >> >>> >> freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list
>>>>> >> >>> >> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions
>>>>> >> >>> >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to
>>>>> >> >>> >> "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe@freebsd.org"
>>>>> >> >>> >>
>>>>> >> >>> >>
>>>>> >> >>> > Don't you need run rub "freebsd-update install"?
>>>>> >> >>> > --
>>>>> >> >>> > Dave
>>>>> >> >>> >
>>>>> >> >>> > GPG/PGP ID: CDB94DA1
>>>>> >> >>> >
>>>>> >> >>> _______________________________________________
>>>>> >> >>> freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list
>>>>> >> >>> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions
>>>>> >> >>> To unsubscribe, send any mail to
>>>>> >> >>> "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe@freebsd.org"
>>>>> >> >>
>>>>> >> >>
>>>>> >> >>
>>>>> >> >>
>>>>> >> >> --
>>>>> >> >> FF
>>>>> >> > _______________________________________________
>>>>> >> > freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list
>>>>> >> > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions
>>>>> >> > To unsubscribe, send any mail to
>>>>> >> > "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe@freebsd.org"
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>>> >> Valeri Galtsev
>>>>> >> Sr System Administrator
>>>>> >> Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
>>>>> >> Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
>>>>> >> University of Chicago
>>>>> >> Phone: 773-702-4247
>>>>> >> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> > --
>>>>> > FF
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>> CVS is now deprecated. Please use SVN instead if you prefer to follow =
the
>>>> manual upgrade process [1]
>>>> FreeBSD-update tool upgrades (binary upgrades) your base system and GE=
NERIC
>>>> kernel only. It syncs sources too.
>>>> So you need to rebuild your custom kernel after the process. [2]
>>>>
>>>> Kind regards.
>>>> Alexandre
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/svn.html
>>>> [2]
>>>> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/updating-upgrading-freebsdupdate.h=
tml



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