Upgrade 5.4 to 7 ????

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Sun Apr 20 14:28:17 UTC 2008

=?UTF-8?B?Qm9nZGFuIMSGdWxpYnJr?= writes:

>  5.0 in startup install then 5.4, then 6.0 then 6.1, 6.2 was last
>  6.x, followed by upgrade to 7.0.

	Even if you skip a couple of these, that's still a lot of
upgrade/reboot cycles ... each one a possible point of failure.
	For a jump this big, I heavily recommend getting a new disk and
installing clean,  It'll probably take less time; you'll dump a ton
of obsolete executables/libraries/config files; and you can mount
the old disk read-only as a data source.

				Robert Huff

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