update from 7.0 to 7.2?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Jun 29 19:21:02 UTC 2009

Brad Mettee <bmettee at pchotshots.com> writes:

> If a system is stable and ports are up to date, serving mail & web
> pages as needed, is there any reason to update from this:
> FreeBSD ns1.pchotshots.com 7.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE #0: Sun Feb
> 24 10:35:36 UTC 2008
> root at driscoll.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64
> To something newer? (like 7.2 stable)
> Would there be any noticeable benefit from an update?

At *least* make sure you get the security updates...

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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