Re: upgrade from static to dynamic root

From: Ruslan Ermilov <>
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 14:54:51 +0300
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 02:44:55PM +0200, Harti Brandt wrote:
> Hi,
> I just tried to upgrade one of my systems from a static root from july to
> an actual dynamic root. The installworld went fine 'til the place where
> /bin/test is installed. At that point the installation stopped with "ELF
> interpreter /libexec/ not found". And really /libexec is not
> populated yet. May it be, that the makefile uses one of the newly
> installed tools during install? For example 'ln' to make the link test ->
> [?
It shouldn't happen, because we save test and [ in ${INSTALLTMP}.
It looks like something hardcodes /bin/test.  I've grepped the
src/ makefiles and cannot find such a place.  Where exactly did
it happen in the installworld for you?

> Also, wouldn't it be helpful to populate /rescue before /bin? Just in
> the case something goes wrong between installing been and rescue for the
> first time?
Good idea!

Ruslan Ermilov		Sysadmin and DBA,		Sunbay Software Ltd,		FreeBSD committer

Received on Sun Sep 14 2003 - 02:55:00 UTC

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