DragonFly 4.2.1 released

Tim Darby t+dfbsd at timdarby.net
Fri Jul 3 07:51:48 PDT 2015

I don't know if this is your situation or not, but I have a customized
initrd.img for booting into my encrypted root and the upgrade process
deletes this file. So, after every upgrade, I have to be sure to copy my
initrd.img back.


On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 2:37 AM, Matthias Play <matthias_play at gmx.net> wrote:

> Be sure you have initrd.img.gz in /boot/kernel and /boot is on an UFS
> formatted partition. If not, try regenerating it with "mkinitrd -b bootdir".
> Regards,
> Matthias
> On 02.07.2015 23:12, Curtis Gagliardi wrote:
>> I just went through this process upgrading from 4.2.0 to 4.2.1 and now
>> I'm getting errors with mounting the filesystem.
>> A potential key piece of info is that I'm dual booting with debian,
>> which is the first OS on the disk and has an encrypted lvm group.
>> I'm seeing dm_target_[error/zero/crypt]: successfully initialized and
>> then an attempt to mount "ufs:msdos0"
>> with an error about there being so such disk.
>> Full errors here:
>> http://i.imgur.com/QFxfOHt.jpg
>> Anyone know what's going wrong, or how I can start going about debugging
>> this?  My initial guess is that it's trying to mount my debian
>> partition.  I used the ? command to list the disk devices, and tried
>> each one by running "hammer:<device>", but they all failed.
>> Thanks,
>> Curtis
>> On Wed, Jul 1, 2015, at 06:31 PM, Justin Sherrill wrote:
>>> Yep, it's a 0.0.1 release, to fix a bug in i915 support.  If you
>>> aren't running an Intel chipset, there's no urgent need to update.
>>> You do not have to be at 4.2.0 to update to 4.2.1; for all intents and
>>> purposes, 4.2.1 can be treated the same as 4.2.0.
>>> I've uploaded the new images and they should be showing up on mirrors
>>> shortly.
>>> For those already running DragonFly, the same update methods as before
>>> apply:
>>>  cd /usr/src
>>>> git fetch origin
>>>> git branch DragonFly_RELEASE_4_2 origin/DragonFly_RELEASE_4_2
>>>> git checkout DragonFly_RELEASE_4_2
>>>> git pull
>>> And then rebuild:
>>>  make buildworld
>>>> make buildkernel
>>>> make installkernel
>>>> make installworld
>>>> make upgrade
>>> Any existing 4.2 packages you have installed are completely compatible.
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