Initial FSBD Installation

Eric eric at
Sat Jun 24 17:45:04 UTC 2006

Gerard Seibert wrote:
> This is probably a dumb question, but I never let that stop me before.
> If I were to to download the 6.1-RELEASE-i386-bootonly.iso from 
> would that 
> installation include the Sendmail fix as well as the one 
> regarding "emulators/linux_base-*", etc. or would IO have to deal with that 
> issue after installing FSBD.
> 20060616:
>   AFFECTS users of emulation/linux_base-*
>   AUTHOR: netchild at
>   We now use Fedora Core 4 as the linux base port, and the corresponding
>   xorg libs for the linux X11 libs port.
>   To upgrade you have to run
>         portupgrade -f -o emulators/linux_base-fc4 linux_base\*
>         portupgrade -f -o x11/linux-xorg-libs linux-XFree86-libs
> Would running the stock /usr/src/share/examples/cvsup/stable-supfile be the 
> best way to update the system after installing the OS or should I use the 
> standard-supfile instead.
> I am going to be installing this on a friends computer who has never run FSBD 
> before, and I want to be certain that I get it right.
for the base security updates, assuming you use the GENERIC kernel, you 
can use freebsd-update. it works very well.

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