[rb-general] freebsd 12.0 problem

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Sat Nov 30 14:08:16 UTC 2019


thank you all for your feedback!

On Thu, Nov 07, 2019 at 02:53:33PM +0100, Linus Nordberg wrote:
> > Holger manually created the ntpd user with uid 1004 rather than 123.  Will
> > that be a problem?

I've done so, after I did a manual upgrade from 11.2 to 12.0 by running
'freebsd-update upgrade -r 12.0' followed by 'pkg-static install pkg ;
pkg upgrade' as root.

> Not sure. I'd change uid and gid to 123 (using vipw(8) and vigr(8)) and
> then chown any files with uid or gid 1004.

yeah, I will try this next, after trying whether upgrading to 12.1 fixes

On Mon, Nov 04, 2019 at 02:05:42PM +0100, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> This is documented in
> https://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/head/UPDATING?view=markup#l405

unfortunatly these instructions assuming an installation with sources, 
which this machine doesnt have.

> Btw adding manual entries in passwd does not work, because this is not
> what is
> used, a db has to be generated via pwd_mkdb. the high level tools:
> useradd, pw
> are doing it automatically.
> By default, it is like pam_userdb on linux.

ic. I didn't mean to do anything manually. I just wanted a distribution


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