David Christensen dpchrist at holgerdanske.com
Tue Mar 2 04:24:27 UTC 2021

On 3/1/21 5:35 PM, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> On Monday, March 1, 2021, LuMiWa wrote:
>> On Mon, 1 Mar 2021 16:04:45 -0600
>> Antonio Olivares <olivares14031 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dear kind FreeBSD users,
>>> how to we update from source to 13.0-RELEASE-BETA4?
>>> I tried with freebsd-fetch -r upgrade 13.0-RELEASE-BETA4
>>> but it fails to start.
>>> now I can login, but system is not working correctly.  I tried to
>>> rollback, and rerun command but it fails.

> https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-snapshots/2021-February/000826.html

> Thank you Sir, I have tried
> # freebsd-update -r upgrade 13.0-RELEASE-BETA4
> But it did not work.  I wanted to fix my broken installation from source.
> But there was a move to git? I have not done source updates since 8.2/9.0

I want a FreeBSD version that "just works", so I use 12.2-RELEASE. 
Follow the links to download a suitable installer from here:


13.0-BETA4 is still under development.  If you want to help test it, 
follow the link provided by LuMiWa and download a suitable installer 
from here:


Burn your chosen installer to media:


Backup the system in question, remove the system drive, install a blank 
system drive, and do a fresh install.

Select the components you want during installation, such as "src" and/or 


Once FreeBSD is installed, use freebsd-update(8) to keep FreeBSD up to date:



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