Mergemaster failing before 7.1 installworld

Phillip Hocking phocking at
Wed Jan 7 12:47:09 PST 2009

I did mergemaster -p previously, my issue was resolved with this svn 
commit fixing the build prefix in mergemaster:

Thanks for the suggestion though.
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brad davison wrote:
> >
> > Greetings. I have updated to 7.1 from a 6.2 box. Kernel built and
> > installed successfully, world built successfully, however 
> mergemaster is
> > failing:
> >
> > $ mergemaster
> > *** Unable to find mtree database. Skipping auto-upgrade.
> I may be stating the obvious, but being before the /installworld/ 
> shouldn't that be a '/mergemaster -p/' and not just /mergemaster/?
> From the FreeBSD Handbook:
> After installkernel finishes successfully, you should boot in single 
> user mode (i.e. using boot -s from the loader prompt). Then run:
> # mount -a -t ufs
> # mergemaster -p
> # cd /usr/src
> # make installworld
> # mergemaster
> # reboot
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