Upgrade 4.8-4.9 help!

Eric F Crist ecrist at adtechintegrated.com
Thu Feb 12 07:46:59 PST 2004

On Wednesday 11 February 2004 06:25 pm, richard wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to upgrade Freebsd 4.8 to 4.9 using sysinstall | upgrade off a
> 4.9 CD.  All seems fine until it gets to the point where it reports it
> can't even extract the bin distribution and fails.
> Does anyone know of a fool-proof way to get this upgrade through?
> Preferably some idiot-proof instructions I can follow.
> Cheers,
> Richard


If you have broadband, install cvsup, read the man page on that, and install 
new sources over FTP via cvsup.  Once you have a correct supfile, it's pretty 
brainless.  Most of us have some upgrading done via cron on a regular basis, 
completely unattended.

Eric F Crist
AdTech Integrated Systems, Inc
(612) 998-3588
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