Which version of FreeBSD is it?
ricardo.meb.jesus at gmail.com
Wed Mar 17 15:23:10 UTC 2010
On 17/03/2010 14:45, Антон Клесс wrote:
> That is what I suspected for.
> What is the most safe way to upgrade it, remembering that this is production
> server and I have to keep it working properly?
> 6.2-RC1 -> 6.2 RELEASE -> 7.2 RELEASE -> 8.0 RELEASE, or somehow in this
> 2010/3/17 Bas v.d. Wiel<bas at kompasmedia.nl>
>> On Wed, 17 Mar 2010 16:56:20 +0300, Антон Клесс
>> <antoniok.spb at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have the server that's running FreeBSD for the last few years, but I
>>> it only year ago and know nothing about when and how was installed
>>> on it.
>>> # uname -a
>>> FreeBSD myhost.net 6.2-RC1 FreeBSD 6.2-RC1 #4: Fri Mar 5 01:37:03 MSK
>>> 2010 root at myhost.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MYKERN amd64
>>> Is it RELEASE, STABLE or what?
>> It is what it says it is: 6.2-RC1, meaning Release Candidate 1. That's a
>> development/test version. If this is a production system it would be a very
>> good idea to replace it with the current 8.0 RELEASE, which will give you
>> at least proper patch maintenance.
It should be 6.2-RC1 -> 6.2 -> 6.4 -> 7.2 -> 8.0
Dont' think freebsd-update supports 6.2 (AFAIR it supports from 6.4
onwards), so you probably will have to use csup.
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