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

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Aug 8 10:04:59 PDT 2013


On 08/07/2013 12:00, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> 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
> Kris,
>
> 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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>
>

Yes, those commands will apply to a older non RR PC-BSD release as well.
It will pull the freebsd-update stuff from our freebsd-update server.

-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems



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