7.2-p7 -> 8-STABLE mergemaster core dump

Jeremy Chadwick freebsd at jdc.parodius.com
Thu Mar 18 17:54:15 UTC 2010

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 11:27:48AM -0600, Jorge Biquez wrote:
> At 01:55 a.m. 18/03/2010, Doug Barton wrote:
> >On Wed, 17 Mar 2010, Cristiano Deana wrote:
> >
> >>yes, i knew.
> >>but i was updating via ssh, so forget "run in single user". i also
> >>know the exact procedure, but i upgrade hundreds of times before today
> >>making this procedure and always went fine.
> >
> >So, it works just fine right up until the time it doesn't work.
> >Feel free to deviate from the documented procedures, it's your
> >system. Just don't be surprised if things break.
> >
> >
> >Doug
> >_______________________________________________
> Hello all.
> With all respect Doug, users that have remote machines and do not
> have access to it to boot single user like the manual says.. what
> can we do? I understand that step is to be sure that no user will
> modify something while we are doing those process. In my case I do
> that step after midnight when our users are not in the server.
> Can others with remote systems comment about what they do in this step?

Serial console.

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