A possibly odd upgrade question
xaero at xaerolimit.net
Fri May 20 01:58:34 UTC 2011
On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 5:04 PM, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
Yes, the recommended order. :-)
> First, update your ports/ and src/ trees (e. g. using portsnap
> and csup), then compile and install. You don't need any tools
> provided by ports for this task. After you've started your
> "new" system, install the additional software you need.
> Mentioning the shell was good: In case you remove bash from
> the system, it may cause trouble when a shell is requested
> for a user that is not there (the shell), as bash is not part
> of the base system. Still it seems that you'll do most of
> the work mentioned in the above paragraph as root, you will
> use root's default shell (which is csh) anyway.
One last question ... hopefully lol. am I going to run into any issues w/
the default fbsd6 layout?
[root at Ziggy [~]# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
/dev/ad0s1a 496M 328M 128M 72% /
devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev
/dev/ad0s1e 496M 234K 456M 0% /tmp
/dev/ad0s1f 33G 5.7G 25G 19% /usr
/dev/ad0s1d 1.3G 1.0G 226M 82% /var
/dev/ad1s1d 54G 8.9G 41G 18% /usr/home
/dev/ad6s1 74G 61G 13G 82% /mnt/music
linprocfs 4.0K 4.0K 0B 100% /usr/compat/linux/proc
[root at Ziggy [~]#
What I think I failed to previously mention is that this machine started out
with fbsd6.x, was upgraded many times from 6x though 7.1 where it fell into
disuse. With my recent repurpose of this box ... I'm concerned that it might
be a moot point if base won't fit on rot root slice.
> A: Yes.
> >Q: Are you sure?
> >>A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
> >>>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?
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