I have a 6.0 installation without a /var slice. Instead I have a soft link of /usr/var to a /var@ file. Now I am attempting an upgrade to 6.4 and getting an error condition. I am using Disk 1 of the 6.4 distro >> Upgrade [Upgrade an existing system] >> All [All system sources. binaries and X-Windows System] >> added Ports and mount points. System goes through its fsck-ffs -y routines on /mnt/dev/* devices. =>> Error Messages [i] "Error mounting /mnt/dev ad0as1e on /mnt/usr : Input/output error" [ii] "Error mounting /mnt/dev ad0as1f on /mnt/usr : Input/output error" Then tries to a form a holographic shell asks for directory to save current /etc?, prompts with /var/tmp/etc, I changed it to "/usr/tmp2/etc" => "Unable to backup your /etc int /usr/tmp2/etc. Do you want to continue anyway?" Opt'd out w/ a No! selection.
Could this problem result from the absence of a /var partition ? Is there an alt. Strategy for a 6.0 =>6.4 upgrade, while maintaining all the previous custom and configuration files? -- View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/Upgrading-6.0-to-6.x...-without--var-tp25391151p25391151.html Sent from the freebsd-questions mailing list archive at Nabble.com. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"