Upgrading from 6.2 to 7.0

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One way to make the system unstable ;)

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From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Andrey O.Sokolov
Sent: Saturday, March 08, 2008 3:09 PM
To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Cc: Jay Deiman; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: Upgrading from 6.2 to 7.0

On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 07:48:40PM +0000, Adam J Richardson wrote:
>Jay Deiman wrote:
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>>I have a couple of 6.2 machines that I would like to upgrade to the 7.0
>>release.  Is there an "official" set of instructions for this process?

    1.cvsup new source (src && port)
    2.cd /usr/src
    3.make buildworld
    4.change you KERNCONF
    5.make KERNCONF=yourKERN
    6.shutdown -r now (reboot in single mode)
    7.mergemaster -p
    8.make delete-old
    9.make installworld
    12.cd /usr/port/ports-mgmt/portmanager
    13.make deinstall && make install clean (if portmanager was install)
    14. portmanager -u -f 
    15. cd /usr/src
    16. make delete-old-libs
    17.shutdown -r now
>>Jay Deiman
>Hi Jay,
>This isn't a recommendation or anything, but I did manage to upgrade one 
>of my boxes from 6.3-SOMETHING to 7.0-BETA4 using the standard make 
>{build{world,kernel},install{kernel,world}} process. I didn't have any 
>problems with it, but it's not a supported method, so only do this if 
>you're a crazy like me with no regard for his data. Actually you're 
>probably best off backing up all your data and doing a clean install.
>Since I'm a crazy with no regard for his data, I'm doing it again 
>tonight, this time to 7.0-RELEASE with a GENERIC kernel. I'll let you 
>know how it goes.
>#include <disclaimer.h>
>Adam J Richardson
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