so for kicks, i just ...
freebsd at hub.org
Mon Aug 7 02:39:04 UTC 2006
On Sun, 6 Aug 2006, Jonathan Horne wrote:
> i just decided to take a box, and installworld, without going to single user
> mode. from what i can see, the update was completely successful. of course,
> other then myself (su'd to root), there were no other users logged in).
> i wonder how many people are brave enough, and do actually installworld
> without changing to single user mode? i wonder what is truly at risk from
> not going to single mode?
I do it on production servers all the time, with multiple users logged in
... the only time I've been burnt was when trying to do an upgrade from
4.x to 6.x where enough changed that /bin/sh even blew up :( But, in that
case, it was only my desktop, so no risk ...
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