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

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Oct 27 12:13:08 PDT 2011

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On 10/27/11 14:56, Lars Engels wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 07:01:46PM +0200, Lars Engels wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 12:50:57PM -0400, Ken Moore wrote:
>>> On 10/27/11 12:37, Lars Engels wrote:
> [...]
>>>> 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.
>> Nope, same problem again. First it's checking all md5 sums of the
>> already downloaded packages but then when trying to download kdeartwork
>> it bails out.
>> Is it possible to run that in a shell, so I can actually see the error
>> message or what's being done?
> Update:
> I downloaded kdeartwork manually into /usr/local/tmp/9.0-RC1/packages,
> also downloaded the according MD5 file and checked if it matches the
> package which it did. So I restarted the update but it still bails out
> at the very same point. I am sure that it's not about disk space or
> internet connection, so how can I get the real (TM) error message?
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Run this command:

# pc-updatemanger check
# pc-updatemanager install 9.0-RC1 (or whatever the tag is)

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Kris Moore
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