freebsd-update from 8.4 to 9.3 causes gmirror to disappear -- HELP!
wfdudley at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 21:17:14 UTC 2015
Update: I reverted to 8.4 RELEASE and my mirror is back.
So, how the heck do I use freebsd-update to get to 9.3 ? Do I have to
un-mirror my disks?
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On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 2:11 PM, wfdudley [via FreeBSD] <
ml-node+s1045724n6020737h71 at n5.nabble.com> wrote:
> I've been running 8.4 STABLE for a while, but decided to try to use
> freebsd-update to move to 9.3
> I have a pair of 2TB drives in a gmirror. Works fine.
> I used svn to pull the 8.4 RELEASE source, and built myself an 8.4 RELEASE
> Then, I followed the instructions here:
> And after the first reboot in to the 9.3 kernel, my gmirror is GONE.
> This is ALL MY DATA, and the freebsd-update database
> After discovering that the mirror was GONE, I did this:
> sysctl kern.geom.debugflags=17
> gmirror label -vb round-robin gm0 /dev/ad14
> Which is how I configured the mirror initially (from this
> http://www.iprobot.net/linux-tutorial/how-to-setup-sofware-raid-in-freebsd/ post).
> I'm afraid to do anything more. I'm rebuilding 8.4 RELEASE and am going
> to try to boot
> into that to see if that works, but then I guess I can't use
> freebsd-update because it
> causes my mirror to disappear.
> What's wrong?
> How can i get my mirror back?
> Bill Dudley
> wfdudley at gmail.com
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