5.2.1 to 6.2 Migration.
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Sat Nov 3 14:18:58 PDT 2007
"Chris Haulmark" <chris at sigd.net> writes:
> Grant Peel wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I thought I would ask the question before I do it the hard way ....
>> 1. Can FreeBSD be upgraded from 5.2.1 to 6.2 ?
>> if so ...
>> 2. Can it be done through an ssh connection, or MUST I make the trip
>> farm and do it from the console?
> I've done 5.x to 6.x upgrades via ssh. It is possible.
> In the handbook, you will see mentions of booting into single user mode
> and I can tell you that it is not required.
It's a good safety precaution; if your updated kernel won't boot, you
will need to reinstall most of the system.
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