Bug #756


package installer issues on nanobsd

Added by Bipin Chandra over 11 years ago. Updated over 11 years ago.

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the package installer has been having issues on nanobsd from quiet some time now, below are steps to replicate it.

- install a fresh copy of nanobsd on alix and setup a new system
- goto packages section and install nvstat2 package and it will install just fine
- goto any other section and return to dashboard and the first issue there is it tries to resync packages and ends up removing the vnstat2 package for some reason
- if u dont goto dashboard at all then package stays installed and works also and to solve the above issue, u need to restart alix and then laoding dashboard doesnt remove the package and tends to work fine

- now suppose u upgrade nanobsd and after that it reboots, it tries to resync package and seems to install it also
- after pfsense loaded completely, when u login into the web gui, the dashboard page comes and it tries to resync the package for a second time but then ends up removing the package which shouldnt happen
- to solve this issue, u need to backup the config without package info and restore it and reboot and then try to install the package as a fresh installation.

Actions #1

Updated by Chris Buechler over 11 years ago

  • Category set to Package System
Actions #2

Updated by Mr Horizontal over 11 years ago

This isn't true of all packages (blinkled for example is fine, as are dashboard widgets), but Snort for example is b0rked as well on nanobsd/ALIX.

Assumption: something to do with the 8.1 bump?

Actions #3

Updated by Jim Pingle over 11 years ago

Not likely an OS change. I'm not sure snort has ever really worked properly on NanoBSD w/2.0. vnstat didn't work at all on NanoBSD until recently, and it still doesn't save its data properly on shutdown/reboot. It probably hasn't been tested by its maintainer on 2.0.

Actions #4

Updated by Chris Buechler over 11 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback

looks like recent package fixes fixed this, I can't replicate it with the steps listed.

Actions #5

Updated by Chris Buechler over 11 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Resolved

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