[PC-BSD Testing] Upgrade to 8.1 fails

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Jul 26 07:07:09 PDT 2010


On 07/24/2010 19:20, Jeff wrote:
> I tried to update my 8.0 system to 8.1 but it consistently reboots in 
> the middle.
>
> I'm using the CD image for boot only - internet install.
>
> Everything was fine until it started removing packages.  When removing 
> linux-f10-atk-1.240 it hangs for 10 seconds and then reboots.  Can't 
> boot back into the old system now either - it's hosed.
>
> Can I resurrect this somehow or am I forced to start over?
>
> ...Jeff
>
>
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You can keep trying the upgrade until it goes through properly. It 
sounds like its kernel panic'ing during heavy disk access :(

If you re-run the upgrade process, it'll pick up where it left off.


-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems

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