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Date:      Wed, 07 Jan 2009 12:47:08 -0800
From:      Phillip Hocking <phocking@fsklaw.com>
To:        brad davison <demonichandextensions@hotmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Mergemaster failing before 7.1 installworld
Message-ID:  <496514CC.9010205@fsklaw.com>
In-Reply-To: <BLU116-W8A8A0FB8021434BF18166A1DF0@phx.gbl>
References:  <4964DB9F.5020201@fsklaw.com> <BLU116-W8A8A0FB8021434BF18166A1DF0@phx.gbl>

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I did mergemaster -p previously, my issue was resolved with this svn 
commit fixing the build prefix in mergemaster:
http://svn.freebsd.org/viewvc/base/head/usr.sbin/mergemaster/mergemaster.sh?view=markup&pathrev=186678

Thanks for the suggestion though.
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brad davison wrote:
>  
> >
> > Greetings. I have updated to 7.1 from a 6.2 box. Kernel built and
> > installed successfully, world built successfully, however 
> mergemaster is
> > failing:
> >
> > $ mergemaster
> > *** Unable to find mtree database. Skipping auto-upgrade.
>
> I may be stating the obvious, but being before the /installworld/ 
> shouldn't that be a '/mergemaster -p/' and not just /mergemaster/?
>  
> From the FreeBSD Handbook:
>  
> After installkernel finishes successfully, you should boot in single 
> user mode (i.e. using boot -s from the loader prompt). Then run:
> # mount -a -t ufs
> # mergemaster -p
> # cd /usr/src
> # make installworld
> # mergemaster
> # reboot
>   
>  
>  
>
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