Subject: Re: updating to current --help needed.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: theo borm <email@example.com>
Date: 10/27/2003 09:56:41
Have you edited /usr/src/sys/arch/<ARCH>/conf/GENERIC
and included a line
I had the same errors when updating from 1.6->current,
forgetting to include COMPAT_16; Up until recently
this option was not nescesary for 1.6.1, but now it apparently
Once you have built and installed your distribution with the
new kernel you shouldn't need it anymore, and you /could/ remove
this option again and rebuild a new kernel without it, however I
would advice against this.
You will probably also notice that the instructions for tracking
current are a bit outdated w.r.t. building and installing a
distribution. Last time I did it (~september) I had to manually
add a directory and fiddle around with the options to build.sh
>I am trying to update my system from the NetBSD-1.6.1 to NetBSD-current.
>These are the steps that that i am following which i found at http://www.netbsd.org/Documentation/current/ .
>Now I have downloaded all the current-sources from ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-current/tar_files/src/
>and are under /usr/src. I also finished building the tool chain using
>Then i used the following commands as mentioned in the website.
>mv /netbsd /onetbsd
>mv sys/arch/<ARCH>/compile/GENERIC/netbsd /
>Reboot into the new kernel.
>This is where i am facing problems. When i do it for the first time its working fine, and allows me to get in asks for login and password, but if i reboot it again it gives:
>Starting file system checks:
>/dev/rwd0a: BAD SUPER BLOCK: VALUES IN SUPER BLOCK DISAGREE WITH THOSE IN FIRST ALTERNATE
>/dev/rwd0a: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck_ffs MANUALLY.
>Automatic file system check failed; help!
>init: /bin/sh on /etc/rc terminated abnormally, going to single user mode
>Enter pathname of shell or RETURN for sh:
>I ran the fsck_ffs manually. and reboot it for the first time after running the fsck_ffs, its working fine, but on a second reboot its failing.
>It would be great if someone can help me out.
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