upgrading form 7.1-RELEASE to 8.0-RELEASE?

Jason jhelfman at e-e.com
Wed Jun 16 16:55:40 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 12:48:03PM -0400, Tom Worster thus spake:
>as usual i let things slip until the servers are a couple of versions behind
>and then i face the worries of upgrading.
>will freebsd-update -r 8.0-RELEASE upgrade work on a 7.1-RELEASE system or
>do i need to take intermediate steps?
>does anyone have experience or advice they'd be willing to share?
>and if all goes well, when i boot 8.0 are my deamons going to start and be
>Server version: 5.0.87 FreeBSD port: mysql-server-5.0.87
>Sphinx (r1533)
>Server version: Apache/2.2.13 (FreeBSD)
>PHP 5.2.11 with Suhosin-Patch 0.9.7 (cli) (built: Nov 20 2009 16:10:58)


Instructions for using freebsd-update are found in the announcement, and
what more needs to be done in moving from one release to another major


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