How to upgrade an exist freebsd to freebsd6.2 ?
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Sat Jan 27 20:11:47 UTC 2007
On Saturday 27 January 2007 11:37, freebsd-questions-request at freebsd.org
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> Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2007 15:59:18 +0100 (CET)
> From: "Zbigniew Szalbot" <zbyszek at szalbot.homedns.org>
> Subject: Re: How to upgrade an exist freebsd to freebsd6.2 ?
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> >> BTW: Does this upgrade procedure apply and can it be used to go from
> >> 6.1 to 6.2 freeBSD too ?
> >> Thanks
> >> DAk
> > yes, it will work from any version of 6 and up. It should work fine in 7
> > unless the technique changes for some reason.
> I upgraded from 6.1 to 6.2 last week following Eric's points which I like
> for being clear and precise. The only issue you need to be cautious about
> is when using mergmaster to merge changes for files you may have modified
> in /etc/
> I messed it up and as a result had to recrate /etc from a back up that I
> accidentally (mind you!) made before upgrading.
> Good luck!
> Zbigniew Szalbot
Would you be able to say what you *should* have told mergemaster? Were there
any other tricky mergemaster bits that you did correctly but are worth
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