[PC-BSD Testing] Upgrade freeze

Dru Lavigne drulavigne at sympatico.ca
Wed Jan 5 09:26:35 PST 2011


Hi Erik,

You can find the link and some changes to be aware of here:  

http://blog.pcbsd.org/2010/12/latest-9-0-snapshot-is-available-for-testing/

Cheers,

Dru

> Thanks for the update!!!!!
> 
> I'm afraid to admit that I cannot find a link to download PC-BSD 9.  I
> signed up for testing 9 but that is far as I got.
> 
> I will try a 2nd time see what happens.
> 
> Erik
> 
> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 9:13 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
> > 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
> >
> > 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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