[PC-BSD Testing] upgrade from 9-0-b1.5 to b2.0 fails due to bad module_path

Ian McNulty ian-mcnulty at o2.co.uk
Thu Sep 15 00:21:20 PDT 2011

Possibly same reason as Julian as to why my upgrade from b1.5 to b2 failed.

Tried to recover from x86 DVD b2 but found that there is no longer the 
option to upgrade as there was with b1.5 DVD, (also have 8.2 on separate 
drive which was not picked up).

Will do a fresh install.


On 15/09/11 07:50, Julian Elischer wrote:
> During the reboots to get 9.0 b2 installed over the existing system 
> the kernel modules that match the kernle being booted are in
> /boot-mount/boot/kernel.pcbsd but the kern.module_path  sysclt points 
> to /boot/modules and /boot/kernel,
> so it tries to load the wrong modules and falls over.
> quick fix: set the right path at the very front of /etc/rc.conf
> probably Kris has teh 'right' fix..
> single 400GB drive set up with ZFS with  separate 'boot' partition.
> (default setup for a ZFS system in 1.5)
> Julian
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