Upgrade 6.4-stable to 7.3
kraduk at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 28 11:24:17 UTC 2010
On 28 July 2010 11:47, Erich Dollansky <erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com> wrote:
> I did a source upgrade on one box from 6.4 to 7.2 or 7.3 without any
> I later did a source upgrade to 8.0 on the same machine just to find out
> that USB has some problems, I went then back to 7.3 on this machine.
> I also did some source upgrades from 7.x to 8.0 on some other machines
> without any problems.
> On Tuesday 27 July 2010 22:02:48 Michael Doyle wrote:
> > In the past, I've usually done a wipe-and-reinstall when moving
> > between major version numbers
> > but I would rather avoid that this time around.
> I never did this since 5.2. The upgrades always worked for me.
the jump from 4-5 was funk if i remember, due to the rc structure changing
completely and you would normally have wanted to take advantage of ufs2
> > Also, would people recommend staying with version 7.3 or jumping all
> > the way to version 8.1 ?
> I would first install 7.3, check if all works and then do a source upgrade.
> Save the source tree for 7.3 just for the case you have to go back.
> > CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz (2800.11-MHz 686-class CPU)
> > Origin = "GenuineIntel" Id = 0xf41 Stepping = 1
> Not so new. Just like the machine which gave me the problem with 8.0. I
> never tried 8.1 on this machine.
> > uhci0: <UHCI (generic) USB controller> port 0xcce0-0xccff irq 20 at
> > device 29.0 on pci0
> > uhci0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> > usb0: <UHCI (generic) USB controller> on uhci0
> > usb0: USB revision 1.0
> > uhub0: Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
> > uhub0: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
> Somewhere here were the problems.
> > uhub1: Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
> You have Intel, I have NEC, so, you should not face the same problems I
> did. If they are not solved meanwhile.
> > atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> irq 1 on atkbdc0
> > kbd0 at atkbd0
> > atkbd0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> > psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
> Just one note. You are managing this machine remotely? No X on it?
> Take the two step approach and you should have a running system afterwards.
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