Upgrading from 8.0-Release /

Bas Smeelen b.smeelen at ose.nl
Tue Sep 21 15:01:21 UTC 2010

On 09/21/2010 03:05 PM, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:
> Dear all,
> I hope you can advise. According to
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/updating-upgrading-freebsdupdate.html
> once mergemaster is completed, I should issue "freebsd-update install".
> However, when I do this, I get:
> # freebsd-update install
> No updates are available to install.
> Run '/usr/sbin/freebsd-update fetch' first.
> However, I did fetch first.
> 12860....12870....12880....12890....12900....12910....12920....12930....12940....12950....12960....12970
> done.
> Applying patches... done.
> Fetching 440 files... done.
> Attempting to automatically merge changes in files... done.
> So I am not sure where to go from here. Should I try to fetch again,
> reboot or do something else?
> I am using FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE-p4 (GENERIC).
> Thank you!
Sure you don't have a freebsd-update cron running which runs a the time
just between executing freebsd-update -r 8.1-RELEASE + merging config
files and executing freebsd-update install?
I upgraded some boxes to 8.1 and did not see this problem.


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