Initial FSBD Installation
eric at mikestammer.com
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
> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/ISO-IMAGES/6.1/ 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.
> AFFECTS users of emulation/linux_base-*
> AUTHOR: netchild at FreeBSD.org
> 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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