reboot DURING a portupgrade
ben.haysom at gmail.com
Sun Jan 30 10:18:23 PST 2005
Why will it have suddenly started doing it?
It was fine a week ago.
On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 09:47:43 -0800, Tabor Kelly
<tkelly-freebsd-questions at taborandtashell.net> wrote:
> Ben Haysom wrote:
> > Hi
> > I am running FBSD 5.3-CURRENT on a Duron 700Mhz 384Mb RAM.
> > When I do (as root)
> > #portupgrade -a
> > it comes back with:
> > Stale dependency: acroread-5.10_1 --> linux_base-8-8.0_6 -- manually
> > run 'pkgdb -F' to fix, or specify -O to force.
> > So I do
> > #portupgrade -a -O
> > and *everytime* it reboots itself before the portupgrade is complete.
> > Not a clean reboot though - it doesn't dismount filesystems before it goes.
> > I can't work out what it's doing.
> > There is nothing relevant in /var/log/messages.
> > Can anyone help?
> > Ben.
> Like Karol Kwiatkowski suggested, I would say you have about a 99%
> chance this is a hardware failure. In addition to what Karol suggested,
> it could also be a faulty power supply. Also, I would say look into the
> hardware in this order:
> 1. RAM
> 2. Power Supply
> 3. CPU
> Note: The above is just my personal opinion.
> Tabor Kelly
> tkelly-freebsd-questions at taborandtashell.net
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