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

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Aug 22 11:06:53 PDT 2011


On 08/20/2011 16:35, Eric Beaurivage wrote:
> Hi Kris,
>
> I am also experiencing difficulties to update to PCBSD 9.0-BETA1.5:
>
> "Update Failed!
>
> Failed to install: System Update to 9.0-BETA1.5
> Possible causes: Dropped internet connection or low disk space."
>
> 2011/8/19 Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org <mailto:kris at pcbsd.org>>
>
>             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?
>
>
> STARTINGUPDATE: 9.0-BETA1.5
> Downloading Master Files...
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/PCBSD.tbz.count    100% of    6  B   18 kBps
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/PCBSD.tbz.md5      100% of   33  B  100 kBps
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/xtra-data.tbz.md5  100% of   33  B   52 kBps
> Downloading Packages...
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/ghostscrip100% of   18 MB  688 
> kBps 00m00s
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/ghostscrip100% of   33  B 1688  Bps
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/gio-fam-ba100% of   12 kB   58 kBps
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/gio-fam-ba100% of   33  B 2724  Bps
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/git-1.7.6.100% of 3318 kB  641 kBps
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/git-1.7.6.100% of   33  B   36 kBps
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/gksu-2.0.2100% of   46 kB  134 kBps
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/gksu-2.0.2100% of   33  B  102 kBps
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/gl-kde-l10100% of 3545 kB  651 kBps
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/gl-kde-l10100% of   33  B   10 kBps
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/gle-3.1.0_100% of  529 kB  355 kBps
> fetch: 
> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/snapshots/9.0-BETA1.5/amd64/netinstall/packages/gle-3.1.0_2.tbz.md5: 
> Operation timed out
> ERROR: Failed to download: 
> /usr/local/tmp/9.0-BETA1.5/packages/gle-3.1.0_2.tbz.md5
>
>     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 :)
>
>
> I applied this change and I am still getting the same error message 
> using the Update Manager GUI or 'pc-updatemanager install 
> release-9.0-BETA1.5' command executed as root.
>
> Regards,
>
> -- 
> Eric Beaurivage (eric.beaurivage at oriaks.com 
> <mailto:eric.beaurivage at oriaks.com> | ericb at kollide.net 
> <mailto:ericb at kollide.net>)
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>
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The timeouts there could be a problem with the network connection, or 
maybe our server was slammed :(

If you try changing the default mirror in Control Panel -> System 
Manager -> Mirrors does it help? Try the ISC mirror in the united states 
possibly.


-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems

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