[PC-BSD Testing] Testing Digest, Vol 57, Issue 2
kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Oct 7 06:14:37 PDT 2011
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On 10/03/11 08:45, Ian Robinson wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 3:00 PM, <testing-request at lists.pcbsd.org> wrote:
> Tigersharke said: My first attempt to update, via xfce, ended after the
download with a message stating "disk may be full or dropped connection"
in a small
> notification window. . . . Soon after initiating reboot, it began the
beta2 to beta3 update, this seems to have completed successfully.
> On an AMD64 with default disk setup on a 1 Terabyte disk, I too
received the error message of either full disk/dropped connection.
However, unlike Tigersharke, a reboot did not begin anything and the
system remained at BETA2.
> Perhaps it's not the disk size or free space available on /usr, but the
partition size allocated to /var or /tmp. In my case, like most, /var
and /tmp are each 1.9 Gb.
> Ian Robinson
> Salem, Ohio
All the update files are stored in /usr/local/tmp, so if /usr has space,
its not that issue. Most likely its a failed fetch causing the problem.
I've seen a bug in "fetch" on 9, where if you run it too quickly it
overflows a buffer somewhere and fails to run for 5-10 seconds. I'll see
if we can detect / clarify the error message further though.
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