Subject: Re: Why did I upgrade? Non stop problems!
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Andy Ruhl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/07/2005 22:12:39
On 11/7/05, Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Nov 2005, Alex Pelts wrote:
> > After compiling new 2.1 kernel and booting it, I unpacked the sets chec=
> > rc.conf and rebooted the box. The kernel would not come up! I tried to =
> > parameter to boot 1.6.2 kernel, I preserved but the shell would exit wi=
> > signal 12 (What is signal 12 on netbsd by the way?).
> chimay-bleu% grep 12 /usr/include/sys/signal.h
> #define SIGSYS 12 /* bad argument to system call */
> That's what you get if you have new userland and old kernel.
> A bit more data on "the kernel would not come up!" would be helpful. (No
> actually, a LOT more information would be necessary to help you ... )
> > I though the problems are over. Wrong! After downloading current pkgsrc=
> > sup nothing compiles! I mean nothing out of pkgsrc.
> > Some sort of include file confict. After being impressed by netbsd for =
> > than a year I am not that imressed anymore. I think netbsd needs cleane=
> > upgrade procedure!
> Again, no data -> no help. "nothing compiles" is a useless statement if
> you really want help.
> > How do you clean files off the machine before unpacking sets? There see=
> > be a conflict of some sort.
> You don't need to "clean files off". Unpack the sets with "tar --unlink",
> then maybe run postinstall to clean any obsolete files. And look what you
> want to do with etc, of course - either use etcupdate or postinstall, too=