[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD v9.0 64bit update.. failure

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Aug 19 11:43:50 PDT 2011


On 08/19/2011 14:08, Wilbert Leeper wrote:
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>> I may have to shrink that USB image a bit more, seems some sticks 
>> don't really have the "full" 4GB advertised :)
>>
>> As for the update manager, can you run this as root?
>>
>> # pc-updatemanager install release-9.0-BETA1.5
>>
>> Let it run, does it fail or return some sort of error?
>

I think I may have found a fix to the updating program as well. It seems 
if it downloads to fast, we get fetch protocol errors which causes a 
failure. If you are still having problems updating, as root try this:

edit /usr/local/bin/pc-updatemanager with nano / vi

Look for the line:

fetch_file()
{
local FETCHFILE="$1"

Change it to this:

fetch_file()
{
sleep 1
local FETCHFILE="$1"


That seems to fix it here from failing during download :)

-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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