Question about migration from 4.x to 5.x

Brooks Davis brooks at
Mon Aug 23 17:29:26 PDT 2004

On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 05:18:28PM -0700, Dariusz Kulinski wrote:
> 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...

There are a few deadlocks left as well as a bug that makes the lnc
driver crash in vmware so that's not exactly unexpected.  BETA2 should
be a good place to start.

-- Brooks

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