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Date:      Fri, 12 Oct 2012 09:53:43 +0100
From:      Jamie Paul Griffin <jamie@kode5.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: problems upgrading from 7.2-RELEASE-p8 to 7.4 or 9.0-RELEASE
Message-ID:  <20121012085343.GB18344@kontrol.kode5.net>
In-Reply-To: <5077690F.7020703@FreeBSD.org>
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[ Greg Larkin wrote on Thu 11.Oct'12 at 20:49:19 -0400 ]

> Hi Stuart,
> 
> If you click the link in this mailing list article
> (http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2010-July/218554.html),
> then follow the rest of the threaded messages, you should be able fix
> the problem once you upgrade to 7.4.
> 
> The issue is that freebsd-update cannot update the ld-elf.so.1 binary
> on a running system, so after the upgrade to 7.4 (or higher), the
> system is not completely updated.
> 
> This message
> (http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2010-July/218884.html)
> has a fix, but it involves booting from a liveCD and replacing the
> binary manually.

Would it be easier to do an update by building from source? I've never used freebsd-update myself so not had to troubleshoot these issues before.



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