lost network during freebsd-update install

Tom Worster fsb at thefsb.org
Thu Mar 10 14:03:47 UTC 2011

at this stage, i have no remote access. even if i could gain access, i
wouldn't know what state it's in or how to proceed. it's probably best now
to pay for the hosting company to install 8.1 from cd.

On 3/10/11 8:54 AM, "Bas Smeelen" <b.smeelen at ose.nl> wrote:

>On 03/10/2011 02:37 PM, Tom Worster wrote:
>> freebsd-update install
>> Installing updates...Bad system call (core dumped)
>But your server is running and other services are ok?
>Is your kernel still 7.1 ?
>I guess it should be. (uname -a)
>Looks like either a newer version of freebsd-update already got installed
>which is not compatible with some library or the other way around.
>I have never gone from 7.1 to 8.1 directly and I haven't lost my
>during the updates.
>Does freebsd-update rollback work?
>I guess maybe not but it's worth a try.
>Then it's time to dive into the exact workings of freebsd-update when
>from 7.1 to 8.1 I guess.
>BTW Yes I mean sysutils/screen
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