Question about migration from 4.x to 5.x

Dariusz Kulinski takeda at
Mon Aug 23 17:24:08 PDT 2004

Hello Brooks,

Monday, August 23, 2004, 4:25:01 PM, you wrote:

>> I'm 4.10 user and I'll possibly migrate to 5.x when 5.3 will be
>> released.
>> My question is what will be the most recommended and safest way to
>> migrate from 4.x to 5.x besides reinstalling whole system?
> Reinstalling the whole system is highly recommened.  Otherwise, the
> instructions in UPDATING are probalby your best bet.

I was experimenting with my backup on vmware, but after I finished
system didn't seem to be stable there were weird system freezes.
Maybe it was just a bug...

Best regards,
 Dariusz                            mailto:takeda at

More information about the freebsd-current mailing list