Fernando Apesteguía wrote: > 2009/9/20 Fernando Apesteguía <fernando.apesteg...@gmail.com>: > >> Hi all, >> >> I'm having some problems trying to update from FreeBSD 8.0 Beta1 to 8.0 >> Beta4. >> >> I upgraded from 7.2 to beta1 some time ago, using freebsd-update >> without problems. Later >> I did the same thing to reach beta2. Yesterday I tried it to get to >> beta3 but I have a bunch >> of errors like this one: >> >> /usr/sbin/freebsd-update: cannot open files/.gz: No such file or directory >> >> This is after the "preparing to download files" stage. I have plenty >> of disk space left on my hard disk. >> In an attempt to fix the problem I performed a rollback, so I went to >> beta1 again. This process seemed >> to work fine. However, whenever I try to upgrade to another higher >> release number, I get those errors. >> >> Listing the contents of the /var/db/freebsd-update/files/ directory >> shows a bunch of .gz files. >> What can be wrong? >> >> I've googled, but I haven't been able to find a solution. >> Any help? >> Thanks in advance. >> > > Nobody on this issue? > I've seen more people asking about this but I couldn't find a solution. > > I made a back up of the /var/db/freebsd-update directory and renamed > the files and merge directories. freebsd-update created them again, > actually downloaded a bunch of files, but I got exactly the same > error. I followed exactly the same procedure (described in the > handbook) to go from 7.1 to 7.2 then to 8.0BETA1 and finally to > 8.0BETA2. What is wrong with freebsd-update? If I did something wrong, > how can I roll it back? > > Thanks for your time. > >  http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg214707.html >  > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2009-January/190664.htm > >
I encountered this once, and was not able to solve it, see here: http://email@example.com/msg186677.html It was definitely not a disk / partition free space problem and it manifested itself moving from RC to RELEASE. In the end, I did a binary upgrade from CD. It has behaved ever since. _______________________________________________ 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"