Root-on-ZFS upgrade question
jmc-freebsd2 at milibyte.co.uk
Tue Nov 4 16:25:42 UTC 2014
On Tuesday 04 Nov 2014 15:11:46 krad wrote:
> I would go old school and do a buildworld and kernel, then set the
> DESTDIR variable when you do the install parts and mergmaster
If you use beadm to create and mount a new environment and then chroot
into it to build the world and kernel as described earlier in this
thread then you won't need to bother about setting DESTDIR.
> Then activate and reboot.
> finally tweak pkg.conf to point at 10 rather than 9,
No need to tweak it - /etc/pkg/FreeBSD.conf contains the line:
pkg will evaluate this to match the OS version and hardware of the
To avoid conflicts with your 9.x system you need to keep /usr and
/usr/local inside your boot environment structure..
> and then do a pkg upgrade -f
Since you've changed release level it's safer to sort out the packages
after booting the new environment instead of in a chroot.
Safer to make a list of all your packages then delete them all and
Also you should have the correct version of pkg for your current OS so
cd to /usr/ports-mgmt/pkg and run make install before attempting to
install or upgrade the rest of your packages.
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