FreeBSD 12.0-BETA2 Now Available

Roger Leigh rleigh at
Mon Oct 29 15:09:25 UTC 2018

On 29/10/2018 13:40, Mark Dixon wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Oct 2018 at 13:24, Lars Engels <lars.engels at> wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 07:59:32AM +0000, Mark Dixon wrote:
>>> Same, FreeBSD update doesn't seem to be working:
>>> $ sudo freebsd-update upgrade -r 12.0-BETA2
>> IIRC freebsd-update only works for RCs, not ALPHA and BETA versions.
> The release notes for the beta (this thread) provide instructions for it,
> and it certain has done for previous releases. If this has changed, the
> instructions should be removed from the release notes.

I've likewise tried and failed to follow these instructions.

Assuming that it is supported, will it be possible to upgrade from BETA2 
to RCs and then the final RELEASE?


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