Upgrading FreeBSD 8.3 amd64
ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Tue Dec 18 18:00:58 UTC 2012
On Tue, 2012-12-18 at 18:57 +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Dec 2012 18:42:41 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> > I want to test snd_hdspe. How can I upgrade from 8.2 to a version
> > including the driver or something similar to get the driver?
> > Btw. I didn't test, if the driver is part of 8.3 until now :D, but if
> > IIUC I need >= 9.0.
> It would probably be the easiest way to update your source tree
> (using svn as this is the default method today) and re-install
> from that. I'm not sure freebsd-update can cross the "major
> version border" without trouble (never tried).
> See 25.7 for details:
> But also note that freebsd-update supports a -r <version> option
> as explained in 25.2.3:
> But as I said, I've never personally tried that.
> This approach keeps all your partition settings and doesn't require
> any other work to be done on that level.
Thank you :)
I'll read and test it later.
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