[PC-BSD Testing] Missed CDN Switch: Updates no longer possible?

Odhiambo Washington odhiambo at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 09:00:21 PDT 2013

On 5 August 2013 18:48, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
> On 08/05/2013 05:12, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> I am watching this thread, hoping that it applies to my system as well, a
> non-rolling release, but alas!
> You can update from non-RR to the RR, but we don't "officially" support it,
> due to changes in how we boot, ZFS layout, etc. If you want to do it
> manually, you will first need to upgrade to the latest package set the same
> way we do on a vanilla FreeBSD system:
> http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/Turn_FreeBSD_into_PC-BSD%C2%AE


Do I have to do this for a PC-BSD system? My system is not FreeBSD,
but rather PC-BSD (Desktop).

[wash at jaribu ~]$ df -h
Filesystem                   Size    Used   Avail Capacity  Mounted on
tank1/ROOT/default           213G     16G    197G     8%    /
devfs                        1.0k    1.0k      0B   100%    /dev
procfs                       4.0k    4.0k      0B   100%    /proc
linprocfs                    4.0k    4.0k      0B   100%    /compat/linux/proc
/dev/ada1s1a                 135G     57G     66G    46%    /disk1
tank1/root                   197G    133M    197G     0%    /root
tank1/tmp                    197G     16M    197G     0%    /tmp
tank1/usr/home               219G     21G    197G    10%    /usr/home
tank1/usr/home/wash          251G     54G    197G    22%    /usr/home/wash
tank1/usr/jails              197G    144k    197G     0%    /usr/jails
tank1/usr/obj                197G    144k    197G     0%    /usr/obj
tank1/usr/pbi                197G    264k    197G     0%    /usr/pbi
tank1/usr/ports              198G    854M    197G     0%    /usr/ports
tank1/usr/ports/distfiles    198G    843M    197G     0%    /usr/ports/distfiles
tank1/usr/src                197G    144k    197G     0%    /usr/src
tank1/var/audit              197G    144k    197G     0%    /var/audit
tank1/var/log                197G    5.4M    197G     0%    /var/log
tank1/var/tmp                197G    9.5M    197G     0%    /var/tmp
[wash at jaribu ~]$ mount
tank1/ROOT/default on / (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
devfs on /dev (devfs, local, multilabel)
procfs on /proc (procfs, local)
linprocfs on /compat/linux/proc (linprocfs, local)
/dev/ada1s1a on /disk1 (ufs, local, soft-updates)
tank1/root on /root (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/tmp on /tmp (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/usr/home on /usr/home (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/usr/home/wash on /usr/home/wash (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/usr/jails on /usr/jails (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/usr/obj on /usr/obj (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/usr/pbi on /usr/pbi (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/usr/ports on /usr/ports (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/usr/ports/distfiles on /usr/ports/distfiles (zfs, local,
noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/usr/src on /usr/src (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/var/audit on /var/audit (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/var/log on /var/log (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)
tank1/var/tmp on /var/tmp (zfs, local, noatime, nfsv4acls)

> After doing all the pkgng updates, you'll need to grab our freebsd-update.conf:
> # fetch -o /etc/freebsd-update.conf
> https://github.com/trueos/trueos/raw/pcbsd-9-stable/etc/freebsd-update.conf
> After grabbing this, go ahead and run "freebsd-update fetch" and then
> "freebsd-update install" to grab the latest world + kernel.
> Now you should be on a RR release! Because you didn't re-install you will
> not have all the boot-environment goodies, but you will grab the latest
> packages / utils the same way a RR does.
> --
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
> iXsystems
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