Erich Dollansky <> wrote:

> On Sat, 30 May 2015 05:52:56 -0400
> Aryeh Friedman <> wrote:
> > My desktop machine is 11-current and I want to down grade it to
> > 10-stable how do I do this without needing a reinstall?
> > 
> I did this several times from sources. Be aware of one problem which
> could be fatal. If you created a encrypted partition with GELI and you
> downgrade, the older version might not be able to handle the encryption
> of the newer version. This is not mentioned in the documentation.

The "[h]ighest GELI metadata version supported by the given
FreeBSD version" is documented in geli(8)'s history section.


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