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

Ian McNulty ian-mcnulty at o2.co.uk
Sat Aug 20 11:45:52 PDT 2011


Notice that beta1.5 is out and that hplip scanner support is enabled 
along with Nvidia driver updates. Will test tomorrow and thanks to Kris 
for his efforts.

Regards to all

On 08/19/2011 19:43, Kris Moore wrote:
> 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 :)
>
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