from 6.3 to 7.0, will this work?
tfcheng at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 12:31:37 PDT 2008
forgot to mention, i am running i386 version, after finding out that
lots of ports still not supported well under amd64 arch...
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 3:13 PM, mdh <mdh_lists at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Tsu-Fan Cheng <tfcheng at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am thinking upgrading my hardware to core2 duo
> > to enjoy fbsd
> > 7.0, my old 6.3 runs on amd64 3400+. If I just buy a
> > new m-board+core
> > 2 cpu, can my old installation boot up the system,
> > and then allow me
> > to recompile kernel and stuff? I thought about
> > getting a new drive too
> > to do a fresh install, but my bay is full and kinda
> > on a budget, thank
> > you!!
> If you are running AMD64, then no it would not run on
> an Intel core2 duo based system. Maybe consider an
> Athlon64 X2? You could also just backup your data,
> then do a fresh install of FreeBSD 7 for whatever
> architecture you decide to build out with, and restore
> your data from the backup.
> - mdh
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