downgraded server from 5.2 to 5.1, everything dumps core now.
kris at FreeBSD.org
Tue Sep 14 22:57:02 PDT 2004
On Tue, Sep 14, 2004 at 11:11:02PM -0600, Peter wrote:
> I was doing an upgrade to several servers, and one of them I
> accidentally cvsupped from RELENG_5_2 to RELENG_5_1, did a normal
> buildworld/kernel, install kernel/world, and lastly a reboot. When I
> realized that I had accidentally downgraded, I tried to upgrade, cvsup
> ran fine. But now buildworld, and tons of other commands
> [w,config,man,ifconfig,etc.etc.] dont' work, or just core dump on me
> with "Bad System Call".
> Question: Even though I downgraded, the system should function
If you did it properly, yeah. You're trying to run 5.2 binaries on a
5.1 kernel, which will not work. At this point you can go back to the
5.2 kernel, or reinstall 5.1 from other media (CD, FTP, etc).
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