On Sat, Mar 03, 2007 at 11:05:47AM -0600, Martin McCormick wrote: > I originally wanted to bring the ISO image of FreeBSD6.2 > up to date using cvsup. Everything worked perfectly including > the make buildworld, make installworld, make buildkernel and make > installkernel. Then was when I realized that I was now running > FreeBSD7.0 after having unwittingly upgraded. > > This particular system will be a very busy dhcpd server, > however, so I probably don't want the bleeding edge. It is a > Dell 2650 and FreeBSD6.2 was the only ISO image of FreeBSD that > found all the right drivers. I probably need to go back to what > I initially meant to do for safety sake. > > Since this was my first successful attempt at using > cvsup, my questions now are: > > Can I safely downgrade back to the most stable version of 6.2 > using cvsup?
Maybe, but I wouldn't count on it. I would recommend reinstalling 6.2 from scratch and starting over again. > > What did I do wrong in the cvs-supfile I used? upgrades are > great if you want them, but this is going to be a production > system so I would rather try the latest and greatest on a > less-important box. > All I wanted was sources, no ports or X; basically what you would > have after using an ISO image. Thanks. > The cvs-sup file follows: > > *default tag=. > *default host=cvsup15.us.freebsd.org > *default prefix=/usr > *default base=/var/db > *default release=cvs delete use-rel-suffix > src-all You used the wrong tag. "tag=." specifies that you want HEAD aka -CURRENT from the repository. You should use either "tag=RELENG_6" or "tag=RELENG_6_2" depending on if you want 6-STABLE or '6.2-RELEASE+security patches". -- <Insert your favourite quote here.> Erik Trulsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"