update from 8.2 ZFS on root to 9.0

Dick Hoogendijk dick at nagual.nl
Mon Jan 16 14:02:48 UTC 2012

Op 16-1-2012 13:17, Magnus Strahlert schreef:
> On 15 January 2012 14:23, Dick Hoogendijk<dick at nagual.nl>  wrote:
>> Does anybody already did a *binary* update (w/ freebsd-update) from a zfs on
>> root freebsd-8.2-RELEASE to a new freebsd-9.0-RELEASE zfs on root system?
>> Did all went well? I know the procedure (freebsd-update, recompile all
>> ports, finish freebsd-update). Succes stories please.. ;-)
> Did just that with no kinks at all. It's a zfsroot system with
> gptzfsloader. Had to upgrade the gpt bootcode as instructed when
> upgrading the zpool for the system to boot. Installing misc/compat8x
> made the ports upgrade a lot smoother.
> Also had to manually fetch source.txz and extract into /usr/src/sys in
> order for certain ports to build correctly such as x11/nvidia-driver,
> as that was not done by freebsd-update
Sounds good. Where are these instructions for upgrading the gpt 
bootcode? And do you if it's normal that the souce code is nog updated 
by freebsd-update?

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