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

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Sep 15 05:00:35 PDT 2011


On 09/15/11 03:21, Ian McNulty wrote:
> 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.
>
> Ian
>
> 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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Sorry about the hassle guys! I've figured out the cause of the bug and 
will be committing a fix soon. It is happening on systems using ZFS 
only, because of the separate boot directory.

-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems

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