[PC-BSD Testing] 9.1 updates failing consistently.

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu May 9 11:11:54 PDT 2013

On 05/09/2013 03:16, Julian Elischer wrote:
> I've reinstalled this machine several times (not because of problems
> but for unrelated reasons)
> but one thing I've noticed is that in all the installs it has never
> been able to download a single update.
> It knows they are there but just can't get them..
> any suggested tweeks?  log files to  look at?
> under 'select mirror from list' it just says:
> "  <b>Warning</b>: mysql_connect()[<a hre "
> oooh late breaking news... setting a manual mirror of
> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/snapshots
> allowed them to proceed.
> but the FreeBSD Security Update  patch will not go away..
> won't install and won't go away.. just loops around between
> "looking for updates" and reporting that same update again and again.
>  Says it is the update for the linker hints bug.
> will try reboot and try again....  nope still stuck..
> mirror list is still borked though
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Add this to /etc/freebsd-update.conf:

IgnorePaths /boot/kernel/linker.hints

That will be added automatically in a next RR update, but in the
meantime it'll stop freebsd-update from complaining :)

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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