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Old 12-15-2008, 09:57 PM   #1
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freebsd-update problem sha256

uname -i = GENERIC
uname -r = 7.0-RELEASE

freebsd-update fetch =
Looking up mirrors... 1 mirrors found.
Fetching metadata signature for 7.0-RELEASE from done.
Fetching metadata index... done.
Inspecting system... sha256: ///usr/src/contrib/bind9/bin/named/server.c: Input/ output error
Preparing to download files... cp: tmpfile: Bad address

File changed while FreeBSD Update running: /usr/src/contrib/bind9/bin/named/server.c

I'm new to BSD, how can I fix this?
Old 12-15-2008, 11:11 PM   #2
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Did you by any chance try to manually patch BIND?
Old 12-16-2008, 12:18 AM   #3
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I did not try to patch it manually? Is that something I should do?

I tried
pkg_add -r bind9
thinking that might fix something, it didn't.

This BSD is on my laptop not a server. Do I need BIND9? Should I try removing it or will that break things? I want freebsd-update to work for me.

I used portmanager, portsnap, and portupgrade, over the last few days trying to get my system up to date thinking that would fix it. I just installed freeBSD last week. I selected some extra packages during the install. After that I just been reading the Handbook and set up my wireless with WPA.
Old 12-18-2008, 10:33 PM   #4
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I have to replace my hard drive. The laptop took a fall
to the floor a week ago which is why I was trying BSD.
My Slackware file system was destroyed.

I installed BSD and it was working okay for a few days.
Then I started having this problem, not sure if it was
related to the hard drive, I'm guessing it could have
been a contributing factor.

Anyway, after I started this thread, the next day the
laptop would not even boot all the way. I was getting
error messages about DMA access and uncorrectable errors/
input/output errors. Since then I tried to install some
other OS to no avail, all saying hard disk problem. I
checked the drive and connections. I'm now going to
replace it with a new one and install freeBSD. So I no
longer need help with this problem. Thanks


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