root at oldpathsbaptistchurch.org
Sat Oct 28 03:18:22 UTC 2006
Thank you for your response.
I am about to acquire the 6.1 disks from friends in Butte, MT.
That will solve my little problem.
Z. Wade Hampton
On Fri, 27 Oct 2006, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 16:38:14 -0400
> From: Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at msu.edu>
> To: opbc <root at Elijah.oldpathsbaptistchurch.org>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: upgrade 4.2-?
> On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 09:05:14AM -0600, opbc wrote:
> > Greetings to all,
> > Could someone please tell me how to upgrade my venerable 4.2 to the newer
> > and cooler version(s)?
> I think you can do a series of successive cvsups and makes and merges
> and do it all, but since 4.2 is much different than 6.xx, and since that
> would involve several successive updates it might be quicker and easier
> to just back up what you need to save and to a clean new install to the
> latest version. (That would be 6.1 at the moment, but 6.2 is scheduled
> to be out shortly - schedule says Nov 13).
> Then reload what you need from backups and voila, you're ready to run
> Otherwise, read carefully the sections in the FreeBSD handbook on cvsup
> and updating and make buildxxx and make installxxx and mergemaster.
> Follow those instructions and it will work.
> > Lane?
> > Z. Wade Hampton
> > Sheridan, Montana
> > UNIX PINE 4.21
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