New Install FreeBSD 6.2 with latest patch level question

Vince jhary at
Mon Feb 12 17:25:41 UTC 2007

Sean Murphy wrote:
> I am going to install FreeBSD 6.2 Release on a new box but I noticed it
> is now on patch 1.  Is there a way to install FreeBSD 6.2 patch 1 on a
> new install without having to install 6.2 Release then updating the
> source and finally doing a build/make world after installing 6.2?
I'm actually not certain on that, however instead of doing the
build/make world update you can now use the freebsd-update to do a much
faster binary update to the latest patchlevel.
(man freebsd-update and freebsd-update.conf for details)


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