Why is freebsd-update so horrible slow?

X Guest me at xguest.net
Wed Apr 14 08:25:53 UTC 2021

maybe you have slow network connection to the update servers.
you can give a try on checking the connection such as ping and traceroute.

On Wed, Apr 14, 2021, at 9:39 AM, Erik Lauritsen wrote:
> I have been setting here for about 6 hours waiting for an upgrade from 12.2 to 13 and freebsd-update is only half way through getting all the patches!
> It's painful. It's like the 90th with 56k modems and I am on a gigabit wire.
> Then I did a search and this has apparently been an issue for several years, it has even been filed as a bug.
> Anyway, I have cancelled the upgrade. If it's going to take this long, I am not going to upgrade this, but will most likely replace it with another OS.
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