Subject: Re: Upgrading to -current
To: Chris Ross <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/24/2004 16:50:28
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On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 10:42:51 -0500
Chris Ross <> wrote:

> Rui-Xiang Guo wrote:
> > You have to boot a 'new' kernel before you upgrade your userlands.
> > Please see
>    As I noted, I tried that.  The new kernel cause fsck to
> fail with a disturbing regularity.
>    I think the problem may've been deeper, tho.  I eventually
> gave up on that disk drive.  Tho, strangely, the 2.0_RC4
> kernel never saw these problems.  I'm not sure why that
> is/was.
>    I'm trying to rebuild with a new disk now, and other than
> seeming dog slow, it's working alright.  I may have to make
> sure the SCSI bus negotiations turned out as I expected for
> the new device(s).

I'm not really sure if that's the case, but did you have COMPAT_20 in your
-current kernel? 

it's needed to work with 2-0 userland, because statfs() -> statvfs() transition.

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