Upgrading 4.11-STABLE to 5.4-STABLE

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Nov 2 12:13:29 PST 2005

On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 09:07:25PM +0000, Chris Howells wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to upgrade my 4.11-STABLE server to 5.4-STABLE. I'm very used to using 
> cvsup to upgrade between minor releases (IIRC the box was 4.9 or 4.10 
> originally) but a jump between major versions is scaring me a bit :)
> Has anybody done this recently. Were there any major problems other than 
> mentioned in UPDATING?

Worked smoothly for me.  You do need console access to boot to
single-user mode.  Don't forget to rebuild all your installed ports
afterwards too (portupgrade -fa or -faP).

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