Question about migration from 4.x to 5.x

Dariusz Kulinski takeda at
Mon Aug 23 17:44:55 PDT 2004

Hello Brooks,

Monday, August 23, 2004, 5:30:45 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.

Ok that could explain my problems, I'll try that again with BETA2 as
you said.

Best regards,
 Dariusz                            mailto:takeda at

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