[PC-BSD Testing] BETA2 -> RC1 no update possible?

Ken Moore ken at pcbsd.org
Thu Oct 27 09:50:57 PDT 2011


On 10/27/11 12:37, Lars Engels wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 03:55:03PM -0400, Kris Moore wrote:
>> On 10/26/11 15:33, Lars Engels wrote:
>>> Am 26.10.2011 21:24, schrieb Kris Moore:
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>>>>  On 10/26/11 14:53, Lars Engels wrote:
>>>>  > On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 02:33:57PM -0400, Kris Moore wrote:
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>>>>  >> On 10/26/11 14:21, Lars Engels wrote:
>>>>  >>> I just wanted to update my gf's notebook from BETA2 to RC1 using
>>>> the
>>>>  >>> Update Manager but it says that my system is fully updated.
>>>>  >>>
>>>>  >>> What now? :)
>>>>  >>>
>>>>  >>>
>>>>  >>
>>>>  >> Did it ever prompt you for the update to RC1? I did add it for
>>>> BETA2 ->
>>>>  >> RC1. What arch?
>>>>  >>
>>>>  >
>>>>  > i386
>>>>  >
>>>>  > Today was the first time I looked for an update to RC1. Before the
>>>>  > update manager only offered BETA3.
>>>>  >
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>>>>  Ok, can you give it another whirl? Also send this:
>>>>
>>>>  ls /var/db/pc-updatemanager/installed/9.0-BETA2
>>>> ls /var/db/pc-updatemanager/installed/9.0-BETA2/
>>> updatebugfixes09202011.upd
>>>
>>>
>>> Now the update was found. Did you change anything?
>> Yep, had the file in the wrong place on our server :)
> Well... The update aborts.
> Yesterday, after some hours of downloading packages the update showed an
> error: 
> "Failed to install: System Update to 9.0-RC1 Possible causes: Dropped
> internet connection or low disk space.
>
> But the machine is still online and I have 41GB free space in
> /usr/local/tmp. /tmp also hase 1.3 GB.
>
> Now I re-tried it but the same problem again. It fails at
> kdeartwork-4.6.5.tbz.
>
>
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This is a known bug with the updater that should be fixed in RC2. It is
simply not very tolerant about fluctuations in the internet
connection/download. You should be able to simply restart the update and
it will pick up the download where it left off.

-- 
~ Ken Moore ~
PCBSD/iXsystems

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