[PC-BSD Testing] Testing new update system from 9.2 -> 10.0

Francis Ridder francis.ridder at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 08:58:20 PDT 2014


Do you have your jail in a custom location? In prior updates on one of my
machines I have the jails on a separate zpool and have to restore the old
config file after every update. If I don't then the list is empty. Double
check your warden.conf and make sure all of the settings there are correct.


On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 9:31 PM, Randy Schultz <schulra at earlham.edu> wrote:

> On Thu, 20 Feb 2014, Kris Moore wrote:
>
> -}
> -}It seems to work well here, but it needs some additional testing from
> -}any users still running 9.2 who want to update to 10. To test this,
> -}first grab the latest from git:
> -}
> -}# git clone https://github.com/pcbsd/pcbsd.git pcbsd
> -}# cd pcbsd/src-sh/pc-updatemanager
> -}# make install
> -}
> -}Then run:
> -}
> -}# pc-updatemanager install fbsd-10.0-RELEASE
> -}
> -}This should start the download / upgrade process. If anything fails
> -}during the process, logs are kept in /root, which will assist me in
> -}debugging.
>
> Houston we have a problem.
>
> I have successfully updated several systems using this method so I updated
> a
> a pair of production systems.  One had a jail that was created with warden.
> I didn't think to test on a !prod jail box.  The jail is now gone.  All the
> partitions are there on the drive including all databases, but warden list
> shows nothing.  Is this recoverable or did I just blow away a prod jail?
>
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