Updating from 7.2-STABLE FreeBSD 7.2-STABLE #901 to 8-release
eculp at encontacto.net
Tue Jan 5 14:17:10 UTC 2010
Quoting Andreas Rudisch <cyb. at gmx.net>:
> On Mon, 04 Jan 2010 19:14:45 -0600
> eculp <eculp at encontacto.net> wrote:
>> I intend to first upgrade my old, but up to date, 7.2-STABLE FreeBSD
>> 7.2-STABLE #901 to the latest 8.0 release
>> I want to conserve as much as I can so I thought that I might give
>> freebsd-update upgrade -r 8.0-RELEASE a try.
> freebsd-update does not work on STABLE branches. You can only track a
> RELEASE branch and a few Beta/RC releases with it.
>> I am trying to follow the instructions at
>> From the first paragraph:
> "Systems running 7.-RELEASE, 8.0-BETA, or 8.0-RC can
Looks like I was reading what I wanted to read and not what was
written. Sorry. Thanks for the the wakeup call.
Have a great day,
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