Upgrade from 10.1RC3 to 10.1RC4 fails

John Nielsen lists at jnielsen.net
Fri Nov 7 21:24:30 UTC 2014

On Nov 5, 2014, at 11:44 AM, Mikhail Tsatsenko <m.tsatsenko at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2014-11-05 6:34 GMT+04:00 George Kola <georgekola at gmail.com>:
>> I am trying to upgrade a 10.1 RC3 box to 10.1RC4 and it fails as follows
>> bsd01:~]$uname -r
>> 10.1-RC3
>> [bsd01:~]$sudo freebsd-update upgrade -r 10.1-RC4
>> Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 5 mirrors found.
>> Fetching metadata signature for 10.1-RC3 from update5.freebsd.org... done.
>> Fetching metadata index... fetch: http://update5.freebsd.org/10.1-RC3/amd64/t/c8fafcc79d7cc092c7782f4f1a29a777d751294183c8f2cb9daf940ba0525d96: Not Found
>> failed.
>> Is there a work-around/fix for this ?

> Just faced the same issue.
> As far I can see http://update5.freebsd.org/10.1-RC3/amd64/t/
> directory does not contain requested file, on other hand there is a
> file with another name.

I ran in to this as well. This forum thread proposes a workaround:

Namely, run "freebsd-update rollback" and reboot before trying the upgrade.

Would be nice to see this fixed on the freebsd-update server side though..


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