freebsd-update from 8.4 to 9.3 causes gmirror to disappear -- HELP!

Warren Block wblock at
Thu Jun 25 22:34:45 UTC 2015

On Thu, 25 Jun 2015, wfdudley wrote:

> 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?

Step 1. Make a full backup somewhere else, not on the mirror.
Step 2. Verify the data on that full backup.

Only after steps 1 and 2, see

Then watch for error messages and proceed from there.

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