Upgrade 5.0 to 5.1

Kent Stewart kstewart at owt.com
Sun Aug 31 10:59:06 PDT 2003

On Sunday 31 August 2003 01:50 am, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 31, 2003 at 10:20:12AM +0200, Guy Van Sanden wrote:
> > Hi Kent
> >
> > Thanks for your answers!
> > I have one more question, the manual says to drop to single user
> > mode before doing buildworld, do you do this.
> > If I could avoid this, I could run buildworld during the night, and
> > do installworld when it suits me during the daytime.
> There is absolutely no need to go to single user mode before a
> buildworld/buildkernel.  Never has been necessary either, AFAIK.
> Read the manual a bit more carefully and I think you will find out
> that it agrees with me.

In addition, the manual always tells you that /usr/src/UPDATING is the 
final reference and it only goes to single user mode to do the 


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA


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