mysql 5.0 on FreeBSD 5.3
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Mon Nov 28 23:46:15 GMT 2005
On Monday 28 November 2005 13:36, the author Kris Kennaway contributed to the
Re: mysql 5.0 on FreeBSD 5.3:
>On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 01:25:55PM -0800, Ron wrote:
>> I updated my source tree, and am about to run the following (20.4.1 in
>> the handbook):
>> # make buildworld
>> # make buildkernel
>> # make installkernel
>> # reboot
>> But, it then says:
>> After installkernel finishes successfully, you should boot in single
>> user mode (i.e. using boot -s from the loader prompt). Then run:
>> # mergemaster -p
>> # make installworld
>> # mergemaster
>> # reboot
>> Is it going to be possible to do this upgrade without access to the
>Not with 100% safety. If the upgrade is small (e.g. 5.3-RELEASE to
>5.3-RELEASE+security patches), then you can often get away without
>needing single-user mode. If you're trying to upgrade to a new
>version, this becomes increasingly dangerous.
>And in any event you need to have a recovery plan thought out, for the
>cases when something goes wrong.
>> I am going to need to do this whole process over ssh. My
>> server is several hundred miles away. Do I need to update the kernel?
FWIW I have no trouble with mysql5.0 on freebsd 5.3 but maybe I just got
BTW I posted earlier about upgarding to 6.0 from 5.3 - are there any
circumstances where i should upgrade to 5.4 BEFORE upgrading to 6.0 or does
anyone know if can I go straight for it without running into any major
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