Accidentally aborted upgrade via freebsd-update - how to
cliftonr at lava.net
Mon Dec 27 22:58:30 UTC 2010
On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 02:47:53PM -0800, Jason Helfman wrote:
Thanks for the prompt response!
> On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 12:44:26PM -1000, Clifton Royston thus spake:
> > How can I continue from here without downloading and applying 29000+
> >patches all over again, not to mention having to manually resolve the
> >updated $FreeBSD lines in a ton of config files? (Or worse, having it
> >try to apply patches which have already been applied?)
> > I just tried typing "sudo freebsd-update install" and
> >"sudo freebsd-update install -r 7.1-RELEASE" but that gives me:
> I've never run this command for a specific release.
> >"No updates are available to install."
> What happens if you run "freebsd-update install" ?
> If you haven't installed anything, there is nothing to rollback. A
> feature that is part of freebsd-update.
I guess I should have realized that, at least.
> > Is there some way to resume where I left off?
> I'm not aware of any method to do this, other than to remove everything
> under /var/db/freebsd-update and start from the beginning.
OK, and oh well... I wish there were some way to automate the diffing
out of the $FreeBSD lines. I suppose those might be the artifact of
some previous upgrade, so that the file version present is not the one
expected for FreeBSD 6.1.
Clifton Royston -- cliftonr at iandicomputing.com / cliftonr at lava.net
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