freebsd-update; What did I do?

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Tue Jan 31 14:59:11 UTC 2012

On 31/01/2012 13:55, Martin McCormick wrote:
> 	I started to run freebsd-update to upgrade a 8.x system
> to 9.0-RELEASE
> # freebsd-update -r 9.0-RELEASE upgrade
> Looking up mirrors... 4 mirrors found.
> Fetching metadata signature for 8.2-RELEASE from done.
> Fetching metadata index... done.
> Inspecting system... done.
> The following components of FreeBSD seem to be installed:
> kernel/generic src/base src/bin src/cddl src/contrib src/crypto src/etc
> src/games src/gnu src/include src/krb5 src/lib src/libexec src/release
> src/rescue src/sbin src/secure src/share src/sys src/tools src/ubin
> src/usbin world/base world/dict world/doc world/info world/manpages
> world/proflibs
> The following components of FreeBSD do not seem to be installed:
> world/catpages world/games world/lib32
> Does this look reasonable (y/n)? yes
> Fetching metadata signature for 9.0-RELEASE from done.
> Fetching metadata index... done.
> The update metadata is correctly signed, but
> failed an integrity check.
> Cowardly refusing to proceed any further.
> #
> 	What is the next step, here?

That's a known problem and fixable by first updating your 8.2-RELEASE
machine to the latest patch level before trying the update to 9.0



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