Upgrade from 6.3 to 7.0: Result ->Shared object not found :)

Noisex noisex at apollo.lv
Fri Feb 29 14:10:53 UTC 2008

Hi! The first of all i want felicitate FreeBSD development team and all FBSD
community with 7.0 come-out.

	Ok, the question is not about performance, but anyway maybe you have
some ideas how to solve problem in short time - i don't want rebuld all
needed packages :)

This morning i decided to upgrade one of the my boxes from 6.3 to 7.0 using
l script not native freebsd-update().

# fetch http://people.freebsd.org/~cperciva/freebsd-update-upgrade.tgz
# fetch http://people.freebsd.org/~cperciva/freebsd-update-upgrade.tgz.asc
# gpg --verify freebsd-update-upgrade.tgz.asc freebsd-update-upgrade.tgz
# tar -xf freebsd-update-upgrade.tgz
# sh freebsd-update.sh -f freebsd-update.conf -r 7.0-RELEASE upgrade
# sh freebsd-update.sh -f freebsd-update.conf install
# shutdown -r now
# sh freebsd-update.sh -f freebsd-update.conf install
# portupgrade -faP
# sh freebsd-update.sh -f freebsd-update.conf install
# shutdown -r now

All goes fine till second reboot. 

After reboot, i couldn't logon to remote box, because default shell is bash,
and i got error on SSH login:

/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object "libncurses.so.6" not found, required by

Thanx GOD, this box is with ILO management and i didnt need go to the data
center, so i connect through this one, reboot server to single-user mode,
mount all necessary partitions, changed default shell to csh...I have a look
to dmesg/messages and a roger that some services also didn't start up
because some of the shared libs are missing or something like that:

Checked some daemons depencies with ldd and libs like: libc, libm, libthr,
libcrypt, libcrypto are missing, or version is changed etc.

Question: what i did wrong in upgrade process? And how can i fix this errors
now i short time, because portupgrade now also not working because ruby
depencies/libs is missing and go on problems. 

Manualy rebuild every all packages is pain in the ass on Friday night :D

Cheers, Noisex

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