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 Post subject: FreeBSD portupgrade without port vulnerability check
PostPosted: Thu Mar 18, 2010 6:12 am 
Portupgrade, portinstall are two tools used to upgrade installed packages or install new ones via ports or packages systems.

man portupgrade:
Quote:
SYNOPSIS
portupgrade

[ pkgname_glob ...]

DESCRIPTION
The portupgrade command is used to upgrade installed packages via ports
or packages. The portinstall command is equivalent to portupgrade -N.

Before reading these instructions, you must understand ...

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 Post subject: FreeBSD - Collecting hardware information
PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 2:40 pm 
Finding hardware information in FreeBSD can be performed using dmesg, pciconf, usbdevs, atacontrol and dmidecode utilities.

I will start with finding information CPU on FreeBSD:
Code:
# grep -i cpu /var/run/dmesg.boot
CPU: Pentium III/Pentium III Xeon/Celeron (501.14-MHz 686-class CPU)
cpu0: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0

(don't expect some mainframe :D ). Above is a 500Mhz Pentium III

Determining hardware platform and processor architecture:
# uname -mp ...

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 Post subject: FreeBSD portupgrade packages with manual dependencies
PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 11:07 am 
FreeBSD portupgrade (aka pkgtools) is a tool set for working with ports and packages. It enhances abilities of system tools and adds many new ones. It is highly tunable via its configuration file and allows you to create individual svariable environment for every port you like, to define commands that will be executed before/after port upgrade stages.

pkgtools uses hash databases to keep information about available ports (in the ports tree), installed ports, dependencies, etc. ...

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