FreeBSD 6 - Do i need both CD1 and CD2 ?
jdkullmann at aliencamel.com
Tue Jan 3 06:35:47 PST 2006
On Tue, 3 Jan 2006 05:18:59 -0800 (PST)
Adam Nealis <adamnealis at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> --- "FlashWebHost.com" <flashweb at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am using FreeBSD 5.2 on my local computer.
>> I want to upgrade to FreeBSD 6.0
>> Do i need to download both files ?
> No. CD1 will give you as much as the OS plus X11 plus all sources.
> the complete ports tree as of 6.0-RELEASE.
> CD2 contains several hundred binary packages, but are not required
> OS upgrade.
I've always wondered this. I'm running 5.1. Can I upgrade to 6.x in
place, i.e. without having to full install and wipe my filesystem etc?
If so, how do I do that? I couldn't find anything in the Handbook or
anywhere that says one can do this.
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