6.1-BETA4 installation report
kris at obsecurity.org
Sun Mar 19 21:55:08 UTC 2006
On Sun, Mar 19, 2006 at 02:39:00PM -0600, Martin Jackson wrote:
> First of all, thanks for all the hard work that's gone into the 6.1
> release process so far.
> Today, I tried doing a binary upgrade of 6.1-PRERELEASE (cvsup'ed about
> a week ago) to 6.1-BETA4. It's really old hardware, a PII 333Mhz.
> I don't know if what I tried to do is even supported, so I haven't filed
> any PR's yet.
> I ran into two issues:
> 1) The upgrade errored out almost immediately on /var/empty, since it
> had been chflags'ed to nschg. I went to the shell and chflags'ed that
> off, and upgrade continued.
It's supposed to be that way, so something is wrong if this is causing
> 2) The 'kernels' distribution wasn't installed at all, which led loader
> to complain upon reboot. I had an old kernel installed, so I booted
> from that and used sysinstall to install GENERIC. I also had to change
> loader.conf to reference 'kernel="GENERIC"'. Is this the preferred way
> to do it, or should I move 'GENERIC' to 'kernel'?
It should be installed as kernel. Again I don't know how you got
something else :(
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