[ndbug] indraprastha upgrade

Philip Paeps philip at trouble.is
Mon Nov 23 23:30:03 PST 2020

On 2020-11-24 15:13:38 (+0800), N.J. Thomas wrote:
> * Philip Paeps <philip at trouble.is> [2020-11-09 09:37:27+0800]:
>> On 2020-11-07 09:22:17 (+0800), N.J. Thomas wrote:
>>> It's currently running FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE, we are just 
>>> reinstalling
>>> to upgrade to ZFS.
>> Do your future self a favour while you're doing that and make the
>> freebsd-boot partition a little larger than you may be accustomed to.
>> I suggest 512k.
> Fascinating. I had completed the upgrade by the time you had sent this
> email. I just checked and my freebsd-boot partition is 256k.
> That was 100% part of the Digital Ocean install, I'm not sure I had 
> any
> control over the size of that partition when I installed.
>> eventually you'll want to upgrade to 13 when it's released.  Your
>> future self will thank your past self at that time if the 
>> freebsd-boot
>> partition is large enough.
> Would 256k be big enough for 13-RELEASE? I'd rather take the pain of
> upgrading now if I need to go up to 512k.

Yeah.  256k is plenty.  The current blocks are 117k in size.  Lots of 
margin with 256k.


Philip Paeps
Senior Reality Engineer
Alternative Enterprises

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