FreeBSD 7.0-BETA3 Available

s3raphi seraphi.lord at
Fri Jan 18 13:35:57 PST 2008

I am trying to run freebsd-update on 7.0-RC1 on a system with a ZFS root and
am also having problems with flags:

[root at newsrv ~]# freebsd-update install
Installing updates...chflags: ///lib/ Operation not supported

Is there a workaround for this? 


thompsa wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 08:35:16AM -0800, Colin Percival wrote:
>> Ken Smith wrote:
>> > The 7.0-BETA3 builds are now available.  If you would like to download
>> > an ISO image to install from they are available here:
>> > 
>> ><arch>/ISO-IMAGES/7.0/
>> > 
>> > (adjust <arch> to be your architecture, e.g. amd64, i386, etc.).  If
>> you
>> > would like to use cvsup to update an older machine the release tag is
>> > still RELENG_7.
>> Due to a communications mix-up, it isn't yet possible to upgrade to
>> 7.0-BETA3
>> using FreeBSD Update -- the bits are being assembled as I type this and
>> binary
>> upgrading to 7.0-BETA3 should work by the end of the day.
> I thought i'd have a go at updating from 7.0-BETA2 to BETA3 but hit a
> snag, I am using ZFS on root which doesn't support file flags so it
> borked in install_unschg(), 
> 	chflags noschg ${BASEDIR}/${F} || return 1
> Is there any way to test the underlying filesystem supports flags first?
> cheers,
> Andrew
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