lost network during freebsd-update install

"C. Bergström" cbergstrom at pathscale.com
Fri Mar 11 07:32:28 UTC 2011

Bas Smeelen wrote:
> It would be nice if freebsd-update had the same command sequence (without
> the build parts) as in a source upgrade. First fetch of course, then
> freebsd-update installkernel with a message to reboot on succes or rollback
> on failure, then after reboot freebsd-update installworld, with a check if
> the new kernel is actually loaded, after that and rebuilding ports
> freebsd-update delete-old-libs
This is not helpful directly, but zfs to the rescue in these 
circumstances.  It makes updates and early/deep boot failures a lot 
easier to recover from.  Transactional binary updates is a very nice thing

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