[oi-dev] Silent upgrade failure when using ONU to upgrade OI from illumos-gate nightly build

Alexander Pyhalov alp at rsu.ru
Tue Feb 27 10:30:22 UTC 2018

On 02/26/18 08:48 PM, Prakash Surya wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having a problem using ONU to upgrade an OI Hipster system to a nightly
> build of the illumos-gate. Basically, after I upgrade via ONU and reboot,
> the system is running the new BE, but the new kernel (and other packages)
> aren't running (i.e. they're not part of the new BE).
> I'm guessing this is a result of how I'm setting the PKGVERS_BRANCH
> illumos.sh variable, where I set it like so:
> PKGVERS_BRANCH=$(pkg info -r pkg://openindiana.org/SUNWcs | awk '$1 ==
> "Branch:" {print $2}')
> Is this how I should be setting this variable? How do others upgrade OI to
> a nightly build of illumos-gate?

RELEASE_MAJOR and RELEASE_MINOR matches OI versions). To find out what 
is going on, it would be interesting to see the output of pkg update -vv 
osnet-incorporation at YOUR_VERSION.

Best regards,
Alexander Pyhalov,
system administrator of Southern Federal University IT department

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