Base System Rebuild

Shane Ambler FreeBSD at ShaneWare.Biz
Wed Dec 11 09:28:42 UTC 2013

On 11/12/2013 15:53, ETHAN HOUSE (RIT Student) wrote:
> One more quick question.
> I am trying to rebuild all of my user land packages so it pulls down and
> fixes all of the broken deps.
> $ portmaster -af
> ...
> ===>>> Currently installed version: virtio-kmod-9.0-0.242658
> ===>>> Port directory: /usr/ports/emulators/virtio-kmod
>     ===>>> This port is marked IGNORE
>     ===>>> not supported ${OSREL} (9.2)

> ===>>> Update for virtio-kmod-9.0-0.242658 failed
> ===>>> Aborting update
> Any idea how to get around this. I tried portupdate except it pkgdb -F
> wasn't happy I was using pkgng packages.

You don't need that in 9.2 - it is now a standard module included with
GENERIC kernel. virtio provides device access through the underlying
hypervisor, I wonder if this was the cause of the disk damage that lead
to deleted files? Was the old port version forced into use instead of
the correct 9.2 version or both causing conflict?

You can delete the virtio-kmod files, just check you have the new ones
in place, in case he deleted the conflicting modules to use the older
ports modules. You can download and untar kernel.txz from the same place
as base.txz

virtio-kmod installs into /boot/modules while official 9.2 should be in
/boot/kernel I'd also check /boot/loader.conf

virtio-kmod files are --

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