[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 9.1 update failed miserably (amd64, inside VirtualBox)
productnews at hvf.ch
Sat Dec 22 12:26:34 PST 2012
Am 22.12.2012 10:57, schrieb Live user:
> On 21/12/2012 18:11, Productnews wrote:
>> I did an online upgrade from PC-BSD 9.1-RC3 to 9.1, and my whole kdm
>> environment is gone.
>> I run PC-BSD inside VirtualBox (it does not run on the iron, see bug
>> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=170677 amd64/170677 amd64
>> FreeBSD 9.x does not boot if 2 hard disks are on system)
>> I started the Update Manager and selected the only available option, the
>> upgrade to 9.1.
>> After the download (some hours), I rebooted for the installation.
>> The installation started, and after some time, a message like "/ file
>> system full" appeared, and a button for reboot.
>> I rebooted, and software sets starting with akonadi were being
>> Eventually the login screen appeared. Wneh I logged in (KDE), all KDE
>> apps were gone: no konsole, no dolphin, ...
>> Only fluxbox works.
>> I should have ample disk space:
>> $ zpool list
>> NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE CAP DEDUP HEALTH ALTROOT
>> tank0 26.8G 13.9G 12.9G 51% 1.00x ONLINE -
>> $ zfs list
>> NAME USED AVAIL REFER MOUNTPOINT
>> tank0 13.9G 12.4G 280M legacy
>> tank0/usr 13.3G 12.4G 12.3G /usr
>> tank0/usr/home 375M 12.4G 32K /usr/home
>> tank0/usr/home/hvf 375M 12.4G 375M /usr/home/hvf
>> tank0/usr/ports 235M 12.4G 225M /usr/ports
>> tank0/usr/ports/distfiles 6.04M 12.4G 6.04M /usr/ports/distfiles
>> tank0/usr/ports/packages 4.42M 12.4G 4.42M /usr/ports/packages
>> tank0/usr/src 352M 12.4G 352M /usr/src
>> tank0/var 337M 12.4G 209M /var
>> tank0/var/crash 31.5K 12.4G 31.5K /var/crash
>> tank0/var/db 127M 12.4G 105M /var/db
>> tank0/var/db/pkg 21.9M 12.4G 21.9M /var/db/pkg
>> tank0/var/empty 31K 12.4G 31K /var/empty
>> tank0/var/log 370K 12.4G 370K /var/log
>> tank0/var/mail 32K 12.4G 32K /var/mail
>> tank0/var/run 99K 12.4G 99K /var/run
>> Any suggestions beside doing a fresh install or downloading a VrtualBox
>> thanks, Harald
> Of course you need to have enough room for updates, both downloading the
> packages, decompressing them and for cache. You should have removed
> stuff, or at least, expanded your partitions.
I would assume that 12GB free space is enough for an update, or the
update procedure should warn the user otherwise.
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