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Date:      Mon, 14 Mar 2016 19:22:11 +0000 (UTC)
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To:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   ezjail-admin update issues
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Hi All,
I am trying to update my jails and I'm getting an error. Try to figure out =
what's happening but haven't found yet.=C2=A0Do you have any idea?
Installing updates...rm: /usr/jails/newjail//boot/kernel.old/.freebsd-updat=
e: Read-only file systemrm: /usr/jails/newjail//boot/kernel.old: Read-only =
file systemtouch: /usr/jails/newjail//boot/kernel.old/.freebsd-update: Read=
-only file systemCould not create kernel backup directory

And here is the whole log:# ezjail-admin update -usrc component not install=
ed, skippedLooking up mirrors... 4 mirrors found.Fetchin=
g metadata signature for 10.2-RELEASE from done.Fetc=
hing metadata index... done.Inspecting system... done.Preparing to download=
 files... done.
No updates needed to update system to 10.2-RELEASE-p13.No updates are avail=
able to install.Run '/usr/sbin/freebsd-update fetch' first.src component no=
t installed, skippedLooking up mirrors... 4 mirrors foun=
d.Fetching metadata signature for 10.2-RELEASE from =
done.Fetching metadata index... done.Inspecting system... done.Preparing to=
 download files... done.
The following files will be updated as part of updating to 10.2-RELEASE-p13=
te/log/var/db/mergemaster.mtreeInstalling updates...rm: /usr/jails/newjail/=
/boot/kernel.old/.freebsd-update: Read-only file systemrm: /usr/jails/newja=
il//boot/kernel.old: Read-only file systemtouch: /usr/jails/newjail//boot/k=
ernel.old/.freebsd-update: Read-only file systemCould not create kernel bac=
kup directory
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Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2016 23:50:33 +0100
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Subject: Re: Getting wireless network up and running
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To: Carmel <>
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On 14 March 2016 at 20:17, Carmel <> wrote:

> I cannot seem to get my wireless network up and running.
> /boot/loader.conf
> if_bwn_load="YES"  # Broadcom BCM43xx IEEE 802.11 wireless NICs
> /etc/rc.conf
> ## Wireless
> wlans_bwn="wlan0"
> ifconfig_wlan0="WPA SYNCDHCP"
> /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
> network={
>         ssid="Wireless-2g"
>         psk="Secret"
>         key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
> }
> I have run "service netif restart", but the network never comes up. I
> tried rebooting, but still nothing.
> If I append a "0" to bwn; ie, wlans_bwn0="wlan0", I get this output:
> dhclient[1485]: short write: wanted 20 go 0 bytes
> dhclient[1485]: exiting
> The system is then frozen solid, so I am forced to reboot into single
> user mode and remove the entry in "rc.conf".
> Can anyone tell me what the problem is?
> Thanks!
> --
> Carmel

Hi Carmel,

To help us determine which model of WiFi card you have, can you please
reply to the list with the output of "pciconf -lv".

By the way, your rc.conf line should be:

Refer to the FreeBSD handbook for more details:

Refer to the bwn(4) man page for details about the bwn drive and which
models it supports:


From: Benjamin Woods

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