[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD v9.0 64bit update.. failure <correction> succeeds!

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Aug 22 05:59:17 PDT 2011


On 08/19/2011 23:06, Tigersharke . wrote:
> Hello again..
>
> pc-updatemanager works.
>
> I am not exactly sure why, but when I tried to update from beta1.0 to 
> beta1.5, it did not work even though the system updater recognized 
> that there was an update available. Whatever it was, I did not change 
> anything on my system to cause it to function properly.
>
> I can initiate the update via GUI or cli, so it seems not to have been 
> an issue on my system/setup relating to too fast a fetch.
>
> I tested to be sure that having both ethernet and wifi enabled, or if 
> disabling wifi made any difference. pc-updatemanager worked again 
> after each change. I did not test lagg, but I feel confident that that 
> wouldn't have affected anything either.
>
> I did not need to modify pc-updatemanager to add 'sleep 1' for this to 
> work.
>
> Aside from this, I now know that (for the most part) if you tgz your 
> ~/.mozilla directory, plop it into your home directory, and tar-xvf it 
> there.. and then add firefox via appcafe, that you will have all your 
> previous tabs open in firefox, and everything else should mostly work. 
> I say mostly, only because flash had an issue with a "runaway" script 
> (I forget the exact message).
>
> Next to test is 64bit USB live beta1.5, which so far checksum 
> validated and burnt successfully.
>
> Thanks
>
>
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Yea, that "fetch" issue was causing problems here as well. I've already 
added the sleep statements to the updater manager in SVN.


-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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