FreeBSD 13.0 Upgrade Gotcha document?

James B. Byrne byrnejb at
Mon Apr 19 12:17:28 UTC 2021

On Fri, April 16, 2021 14:47, Doug McIntyre wrote:
> Is there a document somewhere documenting all the "gotchas" on doing a
> FreeBSD 13.0 binary upgrades now-a-days?
> Such as
> *) additional zpools won't auto-import on boot until
>   'freebsd-update' is run again after boot to install new userland.
>   (Bad news if you leave your home directories on a secondary zpool and
>   don't have access to console and have best practice of not allowing root ssh
> in).

Enable the toor user and set it up to allow passwordless logons only.

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