[PC-BSD Testing] Upgrade freeze

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jan 5 09:13:50 PST 2011

On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 07:26:14AM -0800, Erik Saline wrote:
> I am upgrading my current PC-BSD from 8.1 to 8.2 Beta on a Lenovo Ideapad S10-3.  I am using the USB image and network installation.  
> It got stuck at 0% of the upgrade right at uninstalling package linux-f10-atk-1.24.0.  Mouse and keyboard are frozen, cannot abort had to restart the computer.  Waiting to see if a 2nd time will work.
> I also used the same method to install 8.1 first time around without any issues.
> Erik


That sounds like the kernel panic we see occasionally during heavy disk I/O, such
as when we remove packages. You can try running it again, sometimes it just magically works
after a failure like this. FWIW, this seems to be fixed on FreeBSD 9. 

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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