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Date:      Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:26:41 -0500 (CDT)
From:      "Valeri Galtsev" <galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu>
To:        "firmdog@gmail.com" <firmdog@gmail.com>
Cc:        Dave <davemorgan353@btinternet.com>, FF <fusionfoto@gmail.com>, "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: freebsd-update question
Message-ID:  <50282.76.192.184.214.1411925201.squirrel@cosmo.uchicago.edu>
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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 manually
> 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/games
> 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/usbin
> world/base world/dict world/doc world/games world/info world/manpages
> 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….
> 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?
>>> >> ------------------------------
>>> >>
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>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> > Don't you need run rub "freebsd-update install"?
>>> > --
>>> > Dave
>>> >
>>> > GPG/PGP ID: CDB94DA1
>>> >
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>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> FF
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Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
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