Look at "the following recommended sequence":
1. make buildworld
2. make buildkernel
3. make installkernel
4. reboot in single user [*]
5. mergemaster -p
6. make installworld
Your steps skip steps 4 and 5.
Note that it's been said many times, especially with remote hosting.
4 can be modified to read something like:
4. Boot with only required programs to run steps 5 and 6. In most
cases, it's just sshd that needs to be running. This means editing
/etc/rc.conf and disabling everything except sshd and the IP
The purpose of 4 is to stop other people, binaries, or daemons running
and using files that need to be updated.
Redirecting or piping in steps 1, 2, 3 and 6 are optional. I'd love
to have a logfile myself most of these things. Either script(1) or
Please update your script per directions. and I would definitely cut
the 4 && commands away from each other. they're not related and
didn't seem to do the purpose you probably intended it to do.
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